4010.0 Designing Effective Interventions for Specific Populations

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
1. Analyze the impact
Session Objectives: 1.Explain the costs associated with high utilization of the emergency department by homeless users. 2.Describe the benefits of community partnerships when providing healthcare and social services to homeless. 3.Identify key outcomes from treatment participants of the "Seeking Safety" curriculum.
Kathy Proctor, MPH MHSA

Integrating trauma care and housing preparation in substance abuse treatment for homeless men: Preliminary outcomes from the Steps to Safety program
Abigail Wiener, Kevin Lotz, LCSW, CASAC, ACSW, Diane Bonavota, CSW, Erin O'Brien, MA, Vijay Nandi, MPH, Linda Weiss, PhD and Jonathan Werlin, MSW
Bridging healthcare and housing to end homelessness and improve health: Learnings from urban communities
Catherine Craig, LMSW, MPA, Lara Weinstein, MD, Abbie Santana, MSPH, Benjamin Henwood, LSW, Monica Medina McCurdy, MHS, PA-C and Maria Raven, MD, MPH, MSc

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

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

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