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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 23, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet talks to Dr. Wayne Centrone about how technology can improve health care services and support the work of human service providers, particularly when developed with input from users.


Oct 9, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Ayala Livny and Ken Kraybill to discuss using motivational interviewing (MI) and trauma informed care in supervision.

Ayala Livny is an independent consultant, advocate, and educator. Ken Kraybill is the Director of Training for t3.


Oct 2, 2017

A Way Home America will share three podcasts throughout the fall covering the 100-Day Challenge efforts in Baltimore, Columbus, Hennepin County, Louisville and Palm Beach County.

Our first podcast takes a look at the challenge in Hennepin County, featuring CeMarr Peterson with The Link and Casey Schleisman with the...


Sep 25, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet visits Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program where they are working to prevent drug overdose and support treatment and recovery. His honest conversations with a person in treatment and a nurse and doctor bring to light some of the real, day-to-day issues of the opioid epidemic.


Sep 11, 2017

Steven Samra and Walter Ginter discuss their personal and professional journeys with recovery, Medication Assisted Treatment and Medication Assisted Recovery. Their unique stories offer different insights on the same goal: a life free from addiction and a society free from stigma. 

This episode originally released...