4196.0 Clinical and social services for individuals experiencing homelessness and those at risk of homelessness

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session Objectives: 1. Explain why poor targeting of prevention services can masquerade as effective prevention. 2. List resiliency factors among women who use Methamphetamine that could be used to develop strength-based interventions. 3. Describe the implementation of a peer health coach program for veterans with a history of homelessness and chronic medical illness. 4. Describe at least one typology of housing programs and housing services for homeless veterans.
Darlene M. Jenkins, DrPH, CHES

A model for targeting prevention services to families at greatest risk of homelessness
Marybeth Shinn, PhD, Andrew L. Greer, MS, Jay Bainbridge, PhD and Jonathan Kwon, MS
Resiliency factors among women who use Methamphetamine: Implications for the design of strength-based interventions
Lynn Wenger, MSW, MPH, Jennifer Lorvick, DrPH, Alexandra Lutnick, Phillipe Bourgois, PhD and Alex Kral, PhD
Chronic disease management for homeless Veterans: The role of substance use and peer support
Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH, Anita Yuan, PhD, MPH, Ronald M. Andersen, PhD, Roy Brown, James McGuire, PhD, LCSW, Lisa Rubenstein, MD, MSPH, Negar Sapir, MPH and Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Mental Health, Vision Care Section, Women's Caucus, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

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

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