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Interview with Sam Tsemberis, CEO of Pathways to Housing, USA, conducted during the FEANTSA-HABITACT seminar "Tackling homelessness as a social investment for the future", 12th June 2013, Amsterdam
Sam Tsemberis
Research proves that the Housing First approach is more effective than traditional models at dramatically reducing homelessness among those with mental health and substance use disorders. This step-by-step manual provides a solid foundation for...
Sam Tsemberis, Ronda Eisenberg
This study examined the effectiveness of the Pathways to Housing supported housing program over a five-year period. Unlike most housing programs that offer services in a linear, step-by-step continuum, the Pathways program in New York City provides...
Sam Tsemberis, Ronda Eisenberg
Objective: This study examined the effectiveness of the Pathways to Housing supported housing program over a five-year period. Unlike most housing programs that offer services in a linear, step-by-step continuum, the Pathways program in New York...
M. Salyers, Sam Tsemberis
The authors examine whether Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), a widely implemented and rigorously studied practice, can successfully incorporate a recovery oriented approach while continuing to retain program fidelity. The authors briefly review...
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...
Sam Tsemberis, Leyla Gulcer, Maria Nakae
Objectives. We examined the longitudinal effects of a Housing First program for homeless, mentally ill individuals’ on those individuals’ consumer choice, housing stability, substance use, treatment utilization, and psychiatric symptoms. Methods....
Deborah Padgett, Leyla Gulcer, Sam Tsemberis
This study shows that adults with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse can remain stably housed without increasing their substance use. It draws on data from a longitudinal experiment contrasting Housing First and treatment first programs...
Sam Tsemberis, Douglas Kent, Christy Repress
Pathways Housing First provides access to housing, support, and treatment services to clients having the most complex needs—persons who have been homeless for at least 5 years and have both a psychiatric disability and substance dependency. (Authors...
Philip T. Yanos, Ana Stefanic, Sam Tsemberis
This study examined individual and neighborhood predictors of the psychological community integration of people with psychiatric disabilities and nondisabled community members. One hundred twenty-three adults (60 psychiatrically disabled, 63 general...
Ronni Michelle Greenwood, Ana Stefancic, Sam Tsemberis
This article describes how the Pathways Housing First (PHF) model of homelessness intervention evolved from a radical idea to the gold standard of service delivery for homelessness intervention programs that serve adults with psychiatric and/or...
Deborah Padgett, Benjamin Henwood, Sam Tsemberis
Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives is the first text to chronicle the story of Housing First (HF), a paradigm-shifting evidence-based approach to ending homelessness that began in New York City in 1992 and...