Erica Harrison

About Erica Harrison

Erica is the Director of Industry Relations at Bitfocus.

6 Best Practices for Drafting a Client Consent Form

Are you covering all your bases with the client consent form? Here are 6 best practices to make sure your client release is the very best it can be.

16 Ideas for Getting Community Sectors to Join the Homeless CoC & HMIS

Discover 16 ideas for getting various community sectors involved in your homeless CoC and HMIS—including practical, real-life examples.

7-Minute Summary of the 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR)

This report outlines the key findings of the 2016 Point-in-Time (PIT) count [...]

11 Ideas for Getting the Best HMIS Data Quality for Homelessness

We've pulled together our staff expertise and dug through various resources to compile a list of ideas for getting the best HMIS data quality on homelessness.

3 Principles for Effective Social Work Case Management

These three tried-and-true principles for effective social work case management will help you stay on track and see better results in your clients' lives.

4 Ways to Provide HIV/AIDS Housing & Healthcare to Homeless PLWHA

This article discusses four ways to successfully connect people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) to housing and healthcare.

What Changed in the 2016 HMIS Data Standards and Dictionary?

This article provides a comprehensive summary of revisions made in the 2016 update to the HMIS Data Standards and Data Dictionary (Version 5).

How to Adapt Rapid Re-housing for Youth Homelessness

This article discusses three challenges and their solutions to adapting coordinated entry and rapid re-housing for youth homelessness.

By-Name Lists: 2 Ways to Verify Veteran & Chronic Homelessness

Ensure your by-name lists are truly effective by using collaboration and HMIS customization to efficiently verify veteran and chronic homelessness.