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Sam Tsemberis, Eric Macnaughton
This chapter describes the Pathways Housing First (PHF) model. This program pioneered the practice of offering choices to individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and addiction diagnoses including the option to move directly from homelessness into...
Eric Macnaughton, Geoffrey Nelson, Paula Goering
An interesting question concerns how large-scale (mental) health services policy initiatives come into being, and the role of evidence within the decision-making process behind their origins. This paper illustrates the process by which motivation to...
Eric Macnaughton, Geoffrey Nelson, Paula Goering
An interesting question concerns how large-scale (mental) health services policy initiatives come into being, and the role of evidence within the decision-making process behind their origins. This paper illustrates the process by which motivation to...
Eric L. Macnaughton, Paula N. Goering, Geoffrey B. Nelson
Objective: This paper is a methodological case study that describes the At Home/Chez Soi (Housing First) Initiative’s mixed-methods strategy for implementation evaluation and discusses the value of these methods in evaluating the...
Geoffrey Nelson; Eric Macnaughton; Paula Goering
Using the case of a large-scale, multi-site Canadian Housing First research demonstration project for homeless people with mental illness, At Home/Chez Soi, we illustrate the value of qualitative methods in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a...
Eric Macnaughton, Geoffrey Nelson, Paula Goering, Myra Piat
Executive Summary The current research examines the policy impacts of the AHCS project beyond the demonstration project period. Part of a larger study about the sustainability of the services and their long-term impacts, the current report examines...
Sam Tsemberis, Eric Macnaughton, Whitney Howard, Tim Aubry, John Ecker
BACKGROUND This report is prepared for BC Housing as part of the evaluation of the Vulnerability Assessment Tool (VAT). The VAT was created by the Downtown Emergency Service Centre in Seattle, Washington, to objectively determine the vulnerability...
Eric Macnaughton, Geoffrey Nelson, Paula Goering, Myra Piat
The purpose of this study was to understand the sustainability of the At Home/Chez Soi (AHCS) project with respect to its wider impact on homelessness policy in Canada and internationally. Using a qualitative case study approach with 15 key...
Paula Goering, Scott Veldhuizen, Aimee Watson, Carol Adair, Brianna Kopp, Eric Latimer, Geoff Nelson, Eric Macnaughton, David Streiner, Tim Aubry
This report documents the final results of the At Home/Chez Soi research demonstration project, which examined Housing First as a means of ending homelessness for people living with mental illness in Canada. The project followed more than 2,000...
Myra Piat, Lauren Polvere, Greg Townley, Geoffrey Nelson, Eric Macnaughton, Nathalie Egalité, Paula Goering
This report presents a synthesis of the findings of the baseline consumer narrative interviews collected for the At Home/Chez Soi project1. This pan Canadian project, which is funded by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), is a five-year...
Eric Macnaughton, Geoffrey Nelson, Myra Piat, Susan Eckerle Curwood, Nathalie Egalité
This research is an examination of the conception of the national Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) demonstration project, “At Home/Chez Soi.” The purpose is to uncover the origins of this demonstration project. This research should be...
Geoffrey Nelson, Eric Macnaughton, Susan Eckerle Curwood, Nathalie Egalité, Myra Piat, Paula Goering
This report presents the overall findings emanating from the planning and proposal development phase of the At Home/Chez Soi project. This pan Canadian project is funded by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) .  It is a five-year research...
Geoffrey Nelson, Eric Macnaughton, Susan Eckerle Curwood, Nathalie Egalité, Myra Piat, Paula Goering
This report presents the overall findings emanating from the planning and proposal development phase of the At Home/Chez Soi project. This pan Canadian project is funded by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) .  It is a five-year research...
Myra Piat, Lauren Polvere, Greg Townley, Geoffrey Nelson, Eric Macnaughton, Nathalie Egalité, Paula Goering
This report presents a synthesis of the findings of the baseline consumer narrative interviews collected for the At Home/Chez Soi project1. This pan Canadian project, which is funded by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), is a five-year...
Eric Macnaughton, S. Kathleen Worton, Geoffrey Nelson, Julian Hasford, Tim Macleod, Vicky Stergiopoulos, Sam Tsemberis
This report summarizes findings from a study conducted from 2013-16 of expanding Housing First (HF) in six Canadian communities: Fraser Valley, BC, Saskatoon, SK, Winnipeg, MB, Waterloo and York Regions, ON, and Halifax, NS. This research project, “...