3015.0 A Comparison of Research Methodologies for Homeless Programs

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Oral
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the current challenges that exist in conducting rigorous research with homeless populations. 2. Identify effective qualitative interview techniques. 3. Explain the benefits of using social networking technology for interventions with hard to reach youth.
Moderator:
Kathy Proctor, MPH MHSA

8:30am
Research methodologies in health care for the homeless programs
Pia Valvassori, PhD, ARNP and Lisa Thompson, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
9:00am
Qualitative interviews with persons who have had experience with homelessness: Lessons learned S/A
Jocelyn L. Steward, MSM, Erin Stringfellow, MSW, Sonia Schwartz, N. Kay Johnson-Roe, RN, MPH, Cheryl L. Holt, PhD, David Pollio, PhD and Stefan G. Kertesz, MD, MSc
9:15am
Potential for technology in intervention with difficult-to-reach teen and young adult populations
Eric Rice, PhD, David Pollio, PhD, Kimberly Bender, PhD, Kristin Ferguson, PhD and Sanna Thompson, PhD
9:30am
An analysis of marginalization, substance abuse and longitudinal service use among homeless adults using a Bayesian framework
Ben Alexander-Eitzman, MSW, LCSW, PhD, Carol North, MD, MPE and David Pollio, PhD

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Epidemiology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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