The Ventura County Homeless Management Information System (VC HMIS) Training curriculum has been modified to address training needs for local initiatives, Ventura County Continuum of Care (VC CoC) priorities, and additional modules. Classes will be held virtually, where an overview and a system demonstration is provided in real-time.
The following VC CoC Programs Training videos are available for those who are new to the system or need a refresher:
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Training
HUD VAWA Notice 6.28.2023
HUD VAWA Update Highlights 2022
VAWA Lease Addendum 2022
HMIS training is available for new and existing VC HMIS users. For training inquiries, please e-mail HMIS-Support@ventura.org. Please provide detailed information regarding your request, and a telephone number where you can be reached.
Description of the New User Training sessions:
CoC Programs Training
This course will provide an overview of all Homeless Services Programs available in our Continuum, address Coordinated Entry System and Referrals between projects, and Chronic Homeless Documentation overview. This session is a requirement for all new HMIS users and is optional for existing users who have attended in the past.
VC HMIS Coordinated Entry System Training part 1 & 2
Learn how to enter a client into CES Pathways to Home, complete the screening assessment, run eligibility and send direct referrals to HMIS service providers, as well as the process to follow for “paused” referrals. This is a two part training. Participation in both sessions is required.
VC HMIS Case Management Training:
Learn how to utilize VC HMIS for your own project. Information provided in this training will be; completing entries and exits, adding services and needs, entering client updates and annual assessments, all resulting in quality data for your program.