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Melissa Martin
With the overwhelming daily demands of homeless outreach, many street outreach workers understandably cringe at the mention of more data collection. The Massachusetts Bed Register was implemented to improve data collection for the Massachusetts...
Rachael Kenney
Each year over 480 PATH programs complete annual reports on services provided to people who are experiencing homelessness and severe mental illness (SMI). Information from the reports are complied into National Data Tables and State Profiles that...
Sound data management is important not only to ensure quality analysis but also to protect the confidentiality of participants. Typically, communities conducting PiT Counts put data management protocols in place prior to implementing their counts....
CHAB Staff
Family Health Centers-Louisville Housing First Project for Homeless Adults (Housing First), of Louisville, Kentucky, was awarded a SAMHSA treatment for the homeless grant on September 30, 2008. Housing First is a consumer driven EBP that emphasizes...
Kathi Bradshaw
On April 29, 2009, the Homelessness Resource Center broadcast the second webcast in the 2009 FREE webcast series. Kathi Bradshaw, MSW, Program Analyst for Father Joe's Villages and Julie DeDe, MSW, the Director of Social Services for St. Vincent de...
Debra Medeiros, Samantha Batko
This article is one of a series outlining the work of Strengthening At Risk and Homeless Young Mothers and Children, an initiative to improve the housing, health, and development of young mothers and children who are homeless or at risk of...
In January 2005, the Region of Waterloo initiated a process to assess current and future needs for sheltering services in Waterloo Region by exploring the following key questions: 1. What are some of the current trends, issues and needs in terms of...
Krystle F. Nickles
In December 2010, Vermont’s Brattleboro Area Drop-In Center received the 2010 PATH Exemplary Practice Award for Data Collection and Reporting at the Biennial PATH Grantee Meeting. The award recognizes the agency for making significant improvements...
H. Gardiner, K. Cairns
The 2002 Calgary Homeless Study was carried out between April and September 2002. The study, which built upon the 1997 research, had three goals: 1. To update our information about the characteristics of homeless people in Calgary using the survey...
Karin M. Eyrich-Garg, Shadiya L. Moss
  Three barriers investigators often encounter when conducting longitudinal work with homeless or other marginalized populations are difficulty tracking participants, high rates of no-shows for follow-up interviews, and high rates of loss to follow-...
Corey Anne Beach
Students experiencing homelessness have special needs and are entitled to certain services. As the school year begins, HRC offers ten resources to help providers and educators to better serve and assist students experiencing homelessness. Students...
Nicolas A. Swagar
Robert Agnew’s general strain theory proposes that strain leads to crime and deviance. Substance use is a specific type of criminal behavior that the theory attempts to explain. This thesis uses general strain theory to examine how a number of...
Putu Duff, Kathleen Deering, Kate Gibson, Mark Tyndall, Kate Shannon
Drawing on data from a community-based prospective cohort study in Vancouver, Canada, we examined the prevalence and individual, interpersonal and work environment correlates of homelessness among 252 women in street-based sex work. Bivariate and...
Alena M. Howell
The experiences of compassion fatigue and job satisfaction among workers who serve homeless clients is explored. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between workers’ experiences of compassion fatigue and workers’ experiences of...
Riikka Haahtela
This article explores women-specific social work among homeless people in the context of the Finnish welfare state from the viewpoint of homeless women themselves. The point of departure in the research is whether homeless women located themselves...