4167.0 Evidence Based Practices for Homelessness Services

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session Objectives: 1. List 5 barriers that chronically homeless individuals face in accessing services. 2. Discuss the social justice implications of medical residents attitudes towards homeless children and families. 3. Identify the characteristics of veterans experiencing chronic homelessness.
Kathy Proctor, MPH MHSA

Prevalence of Chronic Illness and Perceived Access to Services at a Day Shelter for the Homeless
Mary Weber, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Lisa Thompson, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC and Karen Peifer
Trends in earnings and employment before and after the first instance of homelessness: A multi-cohort analysis
Jamison D. Fargo, PhD, MSEpi, Nicholas Eng, Stephen Metraux, MA, PhD and Dennis Culhane, PhD

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Social Work

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

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