3020.0 Health care delivery strategies and coordination of care for individuals experiencing homelessness

Monday, October 29, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will address the challenges of delivering health services effectively to sub-populations of people experiencing homelessness. The participants will describe novel approaches and lessons learned to improve engagement with clients, access to appropriate services, and follow-up with hardest to reach vulnerable populations.
Session Objectives: 1.Explain the elements of the Center for Social Innovation's Motivational Interviewing research study. 2.Describe simple ways to improve longitudinal follow-up among low-income and homeless populations. 3.Describe the potential of a “medical home without walls” model to bridge the gap between mainstream medical care and at-risk populations. 4.Define key elements of the one-stop Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) model for addressing the needs of homeless veterans.

Motivational Interviewing training tools: A research study
Rachael Kenney, MA and Suzanne Zerger, PhD
Improving follow-up among low-income urban populations
Yohanna Barth-Rogers, MD, Lea Heller, BS, Jinsol Lee, Benjamin Chadwick, Lisa Arangua, MPP, Yu Ming Ni, MS, Mani Vahidi, Steve Shoptaw, PhD, Ronald M. Andersen, PhD and Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH
"Medical Home Without Walls:" An Innovative Health Care Delivery Model for Poor and Homeless Populations
Roseanna H. Means, MD MSc, Kym Williams, MBA, MPH, Lauren Owens, MD and Megan Bratton, BS

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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