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James Petrovich, Jay Haynes
Prior research has demonstrated that supportive housing favorably impacts the use of critical service systems (medical, EMS, mental health and substance abuse, police, and criminal justice) and the fiscal costs associated with these services (...
James Petrovich, Suk-Young Kang
In 2010, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's biannual point-in-time census of people who are homeless estimated that approximately 649,000 people in the U.S. were homeless on a given night. Just over one-quarter (26....
James C. Petrovich; Courtney C. Cronley
The purpose of this qualitative study was to develop an in-depth understanding of the experience of unsheltered homelessness in Fort Worth, Texas. Eighteen individuals participated in the study; 13 were full-time residents of Fort Worth and 5 were...
James C. Petrovich, David E. Pollio, Carol S. North
Objectives  This study examined use of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and non-VA services and predictors of service use among veterans and nonveterans who resided in a low-demand emergency shelter. Methods ...
Courtney Cronley; James Petrovich; Emily Spence-Almaguer; Kathleen Preble
The current study tested the postdictive validity of the Vulnerability Index (VI), an instrument used to assess medical vulnerability among people who are homeless. It also examined the relationship between hospitalization records and self-reported...
Carol S. North; Sarah E. Wohlford; Denis J. Dean; Melissa Black; Margaret E. Balfour; James C. Petrovich; Dana L. Downs; David E. Pollio
Tracking the movements of homeless populations presents methodological difficulties, but understanding their movements in space and time is needed to inform optimal placement of services. This pilot study developed, tested, and refined methods to...