Registration is now open for the Upstate CoC

2019 Case Management Training Workshop.

Understanding the Fundamentals of:

Trauma-informed Care

Diversity and Inclusion

Motivational Interviewing

Understanding the fundamentals of trauma-informed care, diversity and inclusion, and motivational interviewing equips professionals to better serve clientele across a broad range of settings. Please join the Upstate CoC as we explore these topics with presenters Jennifer Parker, Ph.D. (University of South Carolina Upstate), Ricaye Harris, SHRM-SCP (Milliken Human Resources), and Alan Lyme, LISW (Phoenix Center of Greenville).

This event is sponsored by the Upstate Continuum of Care, Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network (SPIHN), United Way of the Piedmont, and First Baptist Spartanburg.

Lunch will be provided for all registered attendees. Please contact Natalie Worley ( with any dietary restrictions.

Seating is limited, register today.

Past Events

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Thank you for attending our Fall 2018 Housing is Healthcare Forum. 

Check out the slideshow and speakers from the Fall 2018 forum below.

Previous Topics and Speakers

Housing is Healthcare Overview

Daniel Cooper

Continuum of Care (CoC) Director of Strategic Initiatives

United Housing Connections (UHC)


What the Data Reveals

Natalie Worley

Vice President of Programs and Chief Operating Officer

United Housing Connections (UHC) 


South Carolina Interagency Council on Homelessness Study Review

Bruce Forbes

Special Projects Coordinator

Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources (SHARE)


SOAR Outreach and Support Services

Charlene Washington

Continuum of Care (CoC) SOAR Case Manager

United Housing Connections (UHC)


Healthcare for the Homeless & Respite Care Programs

Brandon Cook

Health Care for the Homeless Program Manager

New Horizon Family Health Services


South Carolina Medical and Legal Partnership

Kirby Mitchell

Senior Litigation Attorney

South Carolina Legal Services


Accessing Health

Jennifer Spires

Social Work Case Manager

Access Health


Community Health Needs Assessment: Focus on Housing

Deb Long

Director of Healthy Community Initiatives

Bon Secours St Francis Health System


Would you like more information and studies? Take a look at some outcomes other cities experienced after they viewed housing as intrinsic to healthcare.

American Hospital Association Overview & Case Studies

Chicago, IL- 2016

Tukwila, WA- 2017

Dallas, TX- 2017

Past Continuum of Care Events