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Domain 4: Partnerships (internal and external stakeholders) Communities and Coalitions

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Domain 4: Partnerships (internal and external stakeholders) Communities and Coalitions

a. Communities and Coalitions: Developing and maintaining partnerships in providing services for homeless Veterans; the components of a viable and effective partnership; the importance of various identified stakeholders and their impact on Veterans’ care and community permanency. Five (5) competencies are included under this sub-heading and each competency has available training. 

  • Knowledge of national efforts and local implication of programs like built for zero
  • Understanding of the principles of leadership and their use for working with the community and in programs
  • Knowledge of local coalitions and methods to coordinate and collaborate for services and resources
  • Understanding of the impact and effect of homeless Veterans' relationships with family, neighbors, landlords, and community groups
  • Understanding of the impact and effect of working with law enforcement, and other authorities

b. Partnerships - Boundaries - Leadership: The development and maintenance of partnerships in providing services for homeless Veterans; the components of a viable and effective partnership; the importance of various identified stakeholders and their impact on Veterans’ care. Two (2) competencies are included under this sub-heading. 

  • Knowledge of developing and maintaining effective partnerships
  • Understanding of the concepts and principles of, developing and maintaining appropriate boundaries with Veterans, the community, and with colleagues

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