4204.0 Priorities and Challenges in Conducting Research with Homeless Populations, Including Consumer Involvement

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session will address some of the issues associated with data collection, surveying homeless and the validity of self-report. In this session presenters will also discuss characteristics of urban homeless and the potential shift in demographics.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify strategies for minimizing measurement error in the collection of health service use data 2. Describe a method for determining validity of self report data 3. Describe how persons who are homeless are recruited and trained to assiste with research and increases the comfort level of respondants 4. Discuss potential shifts in demographics of urban homelessness

2:30 PM
Validity of Self-Reported Health Service Utilization Data in the Homeless
Romina Kee, MD,MPH, Laura Sadowski, MD, MPH, David Buchanan, MD and Diana Garcia, MPH
3:10 PM
Health, Employment Status, and Urban Homelessness
Nadra C. Tyus, DrPH and M. Christopher Gibbons, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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