Congratulations to the Cohort #4 Graduates:

Martisha Smith – GRACE

Heather Armendarez, LMSW – Union Gospel Mission

Jacob Rosenberg – MHMR

Alane Henderson – SafeHaven of Tarrant County

Nigertankerga Williams – Salvation Army Mabee Center

Marisol Landaverde – GRACE

Daniel Tiblets, LMSW – Union Gospel Mission

Princess Vonleh-Duo – Salvation Army Family Life Center

Tomeka Garnett – SafeHaven of Tarrant County

The Leadership Academy for Homeless Services was created to provide professional development to new case managers and share best practices to promote excellence and consistency in the quality of care provided to our homeless neighbors. In this 10-week program, content will be delivered using a combination of live Zoom training and online computer-based courses. In addition to training courses, participants will meet weekly (via conference call) to touch base, network, and have meaningful conversations about training topics and experience in the field.


The goals of the program are:

  • Educating and enabling new case managers to better serve clients;
  • Increasing knowledge on researched-based interventions and best practices;
  • Increasing collaboration and problem-solving between partner agencies;
  • Expanding leadership opportunities for Academy graduates;
  • Improving community outcomes; and
  • Creating a unified case management approach in the community

Upon successful completion of the Leadership Academy, participants will receive CEU’s, Certificate of Completion, and graduate with the opportunity to participate in future alumni events.


Who should apply?
This curriculum was designed for new case managers looking to connect with others, increase knowledge and develop essential skills needed to work with the diverse homeless population we serve. All those looking to apply must have completed the Boot Camp training. If you are unsure that you have completed the prerequisite training, contact [email protected]

If you are interested in being a part of the Leadership Academy, please CLICK HERE to complete the application.  If you would like any additional information, please contact Shannon Barnes at [email protected]