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Session: Access to and Utilization of Health and Human Services Among the Homeless
4021.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Access to and Utilization of Health and Human Services Among the Homeless
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Frances Ashe-Goins
8:30 AMImproving access to mainstream health and human services: Outcomes from the federally sponsored policy academies on homelessness  [ Recorded presentation ]
Deborah L. Dennis, MA, Francine Williams, MA, Margaret Lassiter, MA
8:45 AMWithdrawn -- Health Services Utilization among Homeless Individuals in Dallas, Texas
Paul A. Nakonezny, PhD, Michael Ojeda, MS
9:00 AMHealth status, health care utilization, and barriers to care in two populations of street youth in San Francisco  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jennifer R. Hecht, BA, Mirriam Rafiq, MPH, Eddie Cruz, BA, Jen Carlson, MD, David Lein, MS, Ron-Dia Crawford, Serenity Enriquez, Colette Auerswald, MD
9:15 AMNewly homeless and not very healthy
Bella M. Schanzer, MD, Patrick E. Shrout, PhD, Carol L. M. Caton, PhD, Boanerges Dominguez, MS
9:30 AMPrecariously housed patients in a hospital-based medical clinic utilize more emergency room and psychiatric services than stably housed patients
Karran A. Phillips, MD, MS, Peter J Ellis, MD, MPH, Rene I. Jahiel, MDPhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by:Mental Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA