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  1. Marion County Public Health Department Housing & Neighborhood Health Improving the Quality of Life in Your Neighborhood Debra Carroll, BSW Community Resource Liaison

  2. Goals of this presentation • The roles of the Community Resource Liaison (CRL) & Housing Social Worker • The role of the Environmental Health Specialist • Discuss the role we play in improving the quality of life in your neighborhood

  3. The Community Resource Liaison (CRL) • Provides a variety of services to assist residents in complying with Marion County ordinances • Acts as a liaison between residents and referral agencies • Provides environmental health education and assistance to residents through home visits • Provides environmental health education presentations to neighborhood groups

  4. Collaborates with the Housing Social Worker • Completes crisis intervention and psychosocial assessments to understand the needs of each client • Creates treatment plans with clients to assist them in meeting their goals • Makes referrals for mental health treatment

  5. The Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) • Conducts the inspection • Contacts individuals and organizations regarding code violations • Addresses and resolves neighborhood concerns • Educates the public on environmental health issues

  6. How do the pieces fit together? • After the EHS conducts the code enforcement activities, a referral is made to the MSW and the CRL to get services to people in need

  7. Partners in Community Outreach

  8. Where do we get our referrals? • MCPHD • Adult Protective Services • Schools • EMS • Fire Department • Police Department • Self Referrals • Family Members • Hospitals • Legal Aid

  9. Reasons for Referrals • Hoarding • No utilities (Gas, Water, Electric) • Unsanitary maintenance • Relocation • Housing repairs • Resources • Mental health issues • Vacate order • Eviction

  10. Case Example Before After

  11. Case Example Continued Before After

  12. To learn more about the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Health or other services offered by the Marion County Public Health Department Call: MCPHD Main 317-221-2000 or Visit us at: www.mcphd.com

  13. HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH NEWSLETTER

  14. Debra Carroll 221-2482221-2150 (Housing Department)221-2141/2143 (Complaint Line)