Orientation: Welcome

The purpose of this module is to introduce you to the Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS) software.

This module contains the following topics. Select a link to access a topic or use the “Next” button to progress through the topics in order.

Why use HIFIS?
How HIFIS can enable your service provider to achieve better results for your clients

Getting Started
Logging in and changing your password

Getting Around
Become familiar with the HIFIS layout including Screens, frequently used buttons and how to navigate

Working with Records
Learn about fields and records, the building blocks of the HIFIS database

Data Integrity and Security
Learn what data integrity is and become familiar with the common issues around security

Summary
A quick review of what you have learned

Knowledge Check
Questions and a simulation of the live HIFIS application to see if you can complete the tasks you have learned

Challenge Yourself!
You may be familiar with the contents of this module. If so, you can skip to the end of this module and try the Knowledge Check exercise.

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