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Welcome to Changing the Conversation! We discuss critical and timely topics focused on homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Our hosts interview health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services.

Oct 26, 2015

Dr. Kristie Thomas, Assistant Professor at Simmons College School of Social Work, talks about intimate partner violence (IPV) and the connections between IPV and homelessness.


Oct 16, 2015

Ken Kraybill, Director of Training, t3 talks about Motivational Interviewing (MI), a conversational style used by health and human service providers to elicit and strengthen people’s own motivation to change.


Oct 1, 2015

Health and human service workers can encounter clients with substance use disorders everyday. Ensuring that the services they provide are effective and well received, is no easy task. Marc Dones discusses the background of the current opioid overdose crisis, some intervention and prevention strategies, and how the words...