v6.1.4 Release

Release Announcement

October 1, 2015

 

COMPASS ROSE v6.1.4 supports critical changes in HUD’s HMIS data standards.


The new standards include the collection of data specifically for the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY), Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) programs.


The following data collection fields must be in use by October 1, 2015.


Universal Data Elements

3.12 Destination

Where is the client going after completing your project?

If the client gave no indication of a destination, you must enter “No exit interview completed.”

3.17 Time on the Streets, Emergency Shelter or Safe Havens

Answer for clients active in a project, or enrolling in a project, after October 1. A new question specifically identifying clients who reside on the street, in emergency shelter or safe haven has been added.  Questions about length of time continuously homeless have been deleted.

“Client Doesn’t Know” is an acceptable response.


Program Data Elements

4.11 Domestic Violence

Complete this field for all adults entering a project: “Domestic Violence Victim/Survivor?”

If a client or family member answers “Yes,” also complete “Are you currently fleeing?”

4.35A Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Complete for adults, heads of household, and unaccompanied youth entering RHY (Runaway and Homeless Youth) projects.

    Update this information for current participants.

4.35B Commercial Labor Exploitation    

    Complete for adults, heads of household, and unaccompanied youth entering RHY projects.

    Update this information for current participants.

4.44 HP Screening Score

Complete for heads of household entering SSVF (Supportive Services for Veterans Families)  prevention  projects. Update the score for current participants before exporting data to SSVF in November.

4.45 VAMC Station Number

Complete for heads of household entering SSVF projects. Update this information for current participants before exporting data to SSVF in November.

4.47 T cell (CD4) and Viral Load

    Complete for persons in HOPWA projects.


Additional changes are being made to
COMPASS ROSE to improve the quality of data collection.

2.4 Project Type

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) projects will be referred to as Permanent Housing (PH) projects on October 1.

2.7 Bed and Unit Inventory

New Bed and Unit inventory details are collected for Chronically Homeless, Veterans, and Youth.

3.16 Client Location

Location can be changed during the client’s stay.

3.4 Race

The value “other” is no longer available.

3.6 Gender

The value “other” has been added to the Gender menu. When “other” is selected, a free text field displays for entry of a custom Gender description.

3.12 Destination

A destination must be entered at project exit, and “No Exit Interview Completed” is an acceptable response when the client does not provide any information about where he or she is going.

3.15 Relationship to Head of Household

The application is being updated to allow mid-enrollment updates to the the Relationship of Head of Household.

4.17 Residential Move-In Date

COMPASS ROSE now collects a Move-In Date for clients moving into Permanent Housing during participation in a CoC, ESG, or SSVF Rapid Re-housing project.

4.20 PATH Status

Enrollment into a PATH (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) project and the Date of Status Determination will be collected at project entry. Updates can be made at or before project discharge.

4.21 Connection with SOAR

The system will also allow users to indicate a client enrolled in PATH was also connected to the SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery) program.

4.22 RHY - BCP Status (FYSB Youth) (Family and Youth Services Bureau)

COMPASS ROSE will collect the reason services are not being provided to a RHY participant. Updates to FYSB Youth can be made at or before project discharge.

4.34 Referral Source

Additional referral information will be collected in the new release of COMPASS ROSE. When a client enters the RHY program, enter the “number of times the client was approached prior to entering the program.”

4.4 Health Insurance

Health insurance collection will include “Reason not covered.”  Only HOPWA programs must indicate why a health insurance type is not available to a client.

 


Contact Pathways/MISI  ​  

Contact our Technical Assistance team at a number below or submit questions through the case form

at https://pathwayscompass.org/salesforceCase.jsp.

Atlanta Office

404­-639-­9933

866­-818-­1032  

St. Louis Office

314-­533-­2320

800-­536­-6474
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Barb Buhs,
Oct 2, 2015, 2:27 PM
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