142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Services Through the Eyes of Individuals Who Are Homeless

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Objectives: Describe changes in quality of life of homeless people during the first one and a half years since entering the social relief system. Identify potential areas for focus/improvement in clinical settings serving the homeless as they strive to become patient-centered medical homes. Describe homeless youth characteristics that are associated with accessing shelter/housing services. Describe adult homelessness prevalence in families with minor children and unaccompanied persons within a representative state population.

Changes in quality of life since entering the social relief system: The personal perspective of homeless people in a multi-site cohort study
Jorien van der Laan, MSc, Sandra Boersma, PhD, Barbara van Straaten, MSc, Gerda Rodenburg, PhD, Dike van de Mheen, Professor and Judith Wolf, Professor in Social Care
Comparison of patient experience between a practice for the homeless and other practices engaged in a patient-centered medical home initiative
Bittie Behl-Chadha, Ph.D., Michael Gagnon, Pei-Pei Lei, M.A., Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Carla Hillerns, M.P.A, M.U.P., Judith Savageau, MPH and Ann Lawthers, Ph.D.
“I'm not homeless, I'm houseless”: Self-identification of being homeless and accessing shelter/housing services
Hailey Winetrobe, MPH, CHES, Harmony Rhoades, PhD, Eric Rice, PhD and Norweeta Milburn, PhD
Vulnerabilities of ever homeless families and unaccompanied persons: New insights from population data
Sarah Oppenheimer, MPH, Sara Green, Doctoral Candidate, MSW and Paula Nurius, PhD

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

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