Ending Chronic Homelessness: Strategies for Action. Appendix D: Citations for Research/Evaluation Findings on Effective Treatments and Services for People Who Experience Chronic Homelessness (1)

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Core Services

  • Outreach and Engagement

    Bybee, D., Mowbray, C.T., Cohen, E.H. (1995). Evaluation of a homeless mentally ill outreach program: Differential short-term effects. Evaluation and Program Planning 18(1): 13-24.

    Lam, J.A., Rosenheck, R. (1999). Street outreach for homeless persons with serious mental illness: Is it effective? Medical Care 37(9): 894-907.

    Morse, G.A., et al. (1996). Outreach to homeless mentally ill people: Conceptual and clinical considerations. Community Mental Health Journal 32(3): 261-274.

    Tsemberis, S., Elfenbein, C. (1999). A perspective on voluntary and involuntary outreach services for the homeless mentally ill. New Directions for Mental Health Services 82: 9-19.

    Witheridge, T.F. (1991). The active ingredients of assertive outreach. New Directions for Mental Health Services 52: 47-64.

     

  • Primary Health Care

    McMurray-Avila, M. (2001) Organizing Health Services for Homeless People: A Practical Guide. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc.

    McMurray-Avila, M., Gelberg, L., and Breakey, W.R., (1999) Balancing act: Clinical practices that respond to the needs of homeless people. In Fosburg, L., and Dennis, D. (eds.). Practical Lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Washington, DC: HUD and HHS.

    Song, J.Y. (1999) HIV/AIDS and Homelessness: Recommendations for Clinical Practice and Public Policy. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, HCH Clinicians' Network.

     

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services

    Cox, G.B., Walker, D., Freng, S.A., Short, B.A., Meijer, L, Gilchrist, L. (1998) Outcome of a controlled trial of the effectiveness of intensive case management for chronic public inebriates. Journal of Studies on Alcohol 59(5): 523-532.

    Oakley, D.A., Dennis, D.L. (1996) Responding to the needs of homeless people with alcohol, drug, and/or mental disorders. In Baumohl, J. (ed.), Homelessness In America. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 179-186.

    Orwin, R.G., Mogren, R.G., Jacobs, M.L., Sonnefeld, L.J. (1999) Retention of homeless clients in substance abuse treatment: Findings from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Cooperative Agreement Program. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 17(1-2): 45-66.

    Sosin, M.R., Bruni, M., Reidy, M. (1995) Paths and impacts in the Progressive Independence Model: A homelessness and substance abuse intervention in Chicago. Journal of Addictive Diseases 14(4): 1-20.

    Stahler, G.J., Stimmel, B. (eds.) (1996) The Effectiveness of Social Interventions for Homeless Substance Abusers. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press, Inc.

    Tommasello, A.C., Myers, C.P., Gillis, L., Treherne, L.L., Plumhoff, M. (1999) Effectiveness of outreach to homeless substance abusers. Evaluation and Program Planning 22(3): 295-303.

    Zerger, S. (2002) Substance Abuse Treatment: What Works for Homeless People?: A Review of the Literature. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council.

     

  • Mental Health and Counseling Services

    Breakey, W.R. (1992) Mental health services for homeless people. In Robertson, M.J., and Greenblatt, M. (eds.) Homelessness: A National Perspective. New York, NY: Plenum Press.

    Carey, K.B. (1996) Treatment of co-occurring substance abuse and major mental illness. New Directions for Mental Health Services 70:19-31.

    Drake, R.E., et al. (1998) Review of integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment for patients with dual disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin 24(4): 589-608.

    Federal Task Force on Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness. (1992) Outcasts on Main Street. Washington, DC: Interagency Council on the Homeless.

    Susser, E., Goldfinger, S., White, A. (1990) Some clinical approaches to the homeless mentally ill. Community Mental Health Journal 26(5): 463-480.

     

  • Inpatient Services

    Federal Task Force on Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness. (1992) Outcasts on Main Street. Washington, DC: Interagency Council on the Homeless.

    McMurray-Avila, M. (2001) Organizing Health Services for Homeless People: A Practical Guide. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc.

    McMurray-Avila, M., Gelberg, L., and Breakey, W.R., (1999) Balancing act: Clinical practices that respond to the needs of homeless people. In Fosburg, L., and Dennis, D. (eds.). Practical Lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Washington, DC: HUD and HHS.

     

  • Supportive Case Management

    Morse, G. (1999). A review of case management for people who are homeless: Implications for practice, policy, and research. In Fosburg, L.B., Dennis, D.L. (eds.) Practical Lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Delmar, NY: National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness.

    Rog, D.J., Holupka, C.S., McCombs-Thirnton, K.L., Brito, M.C., Hambrick, R. (1996) Case management in practice: Lessons from the evaluation of the RWJ/HUD Homeless Families Program. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community 15(2): 67-82.

     

  • Clinical/Intensive/ACT Model Case Management

    Lehman, A.F., et al. (1997). A randomized trial of Assertive Community Treatment for homeless persons with severe mental illness. Archives of General Psychiatry 54: 1038-1043.

    Meisler, N., Blankertz, L., Santos, A.B., McKay, C. (1997). Impact of Assertive Community Treatment on homeless persons with co-occurring severe psychiatric and substance use disorders. Community Mental Health Journal 33(2): 113-122.

    Morse, G. (1999). A review of case management for people who are homeless: Implications for practice, policy, and research. In Fosburg, L.B., Dennis, D.L. (eds.) Practical Lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Delmar, NY: National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness.

    Rosenheck, R., Dennis, D. (2001). Assertive Community Treatment for homeless persons with severe mental illness. Archives of General Psychiatry 58(11): 1073-1080.

    Ziguras, S.J., Stuart, G.W. (2000). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of mental health case management over 20 years. Psychiatric Services 51(11): 1410-1421.

     

  • Information and Referral

    Federal Task Force on Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness. (1992) Outcasts on Main Street. Washington, DC: Interagency Council on the Homeless.

    McMurray-Avila, M. (2001) Organizing Health Services for Homeless People: A Practical Guide. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc.

    Morse, G. (1999). A review of case management for people who are homeless: Implications for practice, policy, and research. In Fosburg, L.B., Dennis, D.L. (eds.) Practical Lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Delmar, NY: National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness.

     

  • Coordinated Treatment/Services

    Beyond Shelter. (1998). The "Housing First" Program for Homeless Families: Methodology Manual. Los Angeles, CA: Beyond Shelter, Inc.

    Culhane, DP, Metraux, S, Hadley, T., (2001) The New York/New York Agreement Cost Study: The Impact of Supportive Housing on Services Use for Homeless Mentally Ill Individuals. New York: Corporation for Supportive Housing.

    Davis, G., Johnson, G., Mayberg, S. (2002). Effectiveness of Integrated Services for Homeless Adults with Serious Mental Illness. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Mental Health.

    Dennis, D.L., Steadman, H.J., Cocozza, J.J. (2000). The impact of federal systems integration initiatives on services for mentally ill homeless persons. Mental Health Services Research 2(3): 164-174.

    Lipton, F.R., Siegel, C., Hanningan, A., Samuels, J., and Baker, S., (2000) Tenure in supportive housing for homeless persons with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services 51(4): 479-486.

    Proscio, T. (2000). Supportive Housing and Its Impact on the Public Health Crisis of Homelessness. New York, NY: Corporation for Supportive Housing

    Rosenheck, R., et al. (1998). Service system integration, access to services, and housing outcomes in a program for homeless persons with severe mental illness. American Journal of Public Health 88(11): 1610-1615.

    Tsemberis, S., and Eisenberg, R.F. (2000) Pathways to housing: Supported housing for street-dwelling homeless individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Services 51(4): 487-493.

     

  • Income Support/Cash Assistance

    Rosen, J., Hoey, R. and Steed, T. (2001) Food stamps and SSI benefits: Removing access barriers for homeless people. Clearinghouse Review 34: 679-696.

    Rosenheck, R., Frisman, L., Kasprow, W. (1999) Improving access to disability benefits among homeless persons with mental illness: An agency-specific approach to services integration. American Journal of Public Health 89(4): 524-528.

     

  • Residential Treatment Services

    Goldfinger, S.M. (1990) Homelessness and schizophrenia: A psychosocial approach. In Herz, M.I., Keith, S.J., and Docherty, J.P. (eds.) Handbook of Schizophrenia, Psychosocial Treatment of Schizophrenia 4. Elsevier Science Publishers.

    McMurray-Avila, M. (2001) Organizing Health Services for Homeless People: A Practical Guide. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc.

    Stecher, B.M., Andrews, C.A. , et al. (1994) Implementation of residential and nonresidential treatment for the dually diagnosed homeless. Evaluation Review 18(6): 689-717.

     

  • Discharge Planning

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance. (2000). Moving Beyond Serving the Homeless to Preventing Homelessness. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance.

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (1997). Exemplary Practices in Discharge Planning. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance. (2002). Essential Tools for Discharge Planning. Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council.

    Susser, E., Valencia, E., Conover, S., Felix, A., Tsai, W., Wyatt, R.J. (1997) Preventing recurrent homelessness among mentally ill men: A "critical time" intervention after discharge from a shelter. American Journal of Public Health 87(2): 256-262.

Supportive Services

  • Life Skills Services

    Shern, D.L., Tsemberis, S., Anthony, W., Lovell, A.M., Richmond, L., Felton, C.J., Winarski, J., Cohen, M. (2000) Serving street-dwelling individuals with psychiatric disabilities: outcomes of a psychiatric rehabilitation clinical trial. American Journal of Public Health 90(12): 1873-1878.

     

  • Child Care

    DiBlasio, F.A., Belcher, J.R. (1992) Keeping homeless families together: Examining their needs. Children and Youth Services Review 14: 427-438.

    Murrell, N.L., Scherzer, T., Ryan, M., Frappier, N., Abrams, A., Roberts, C. (2000) The AfterCare Project: An intervention for homeless childbearing families. Family and Community Health 23(3): 17-27.

     

  • Education, Training and Employment Services

    Bennett, G., Shane, P., Tutunjian, B., Perl, H.I. (1992) Job Training and Employment Services for Homeless Persons with Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    Cook, J., Pickett-Schenk, S., Grey, D., Banghart, M., Rosenheck, R.A., Randolph, F. (2001) Vocational outcomes among formerly homeless persons with severe mental illness in the ACCESS program. Psychiatric Services 52(8): 1075-1080.

    Shaheen, G., Mikloucich, F., Dennis, D. (eds). (2001) Work as a Priority: A Resource for Employing People Who Have a Serious Mental Illness and Who Are Homeless. Rockville, MD: Center for Mental Health Services.

    Trutko, J.W., Barnow, B.S., Kessler-Beck, S., et al. (1997) Employment and Training for America's Homeless: Final Report of The Job Training for the Homeless Demonstration Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor.

    U.S. Department of Labor. (1997) Employment and Training for America's Homeless: Best Practices Guide. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor.

     

  • Legal Services

    Blasi, G.L. (1992) The role of legal aid organizations in helping homeless people. In Jahiel, R.I. (ed.), Homelessness: A Prevention-Oriented Approach. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Moxley, D.P., Freddolino, P.P. (1991) Needs of homeless people coping with psychiatric problems: Findings from an innovative advocacy project. Health and Social Work 16(1): 19-26.

     

  • Transportation Services

    Acosta, O., Toro, P.A. (2000) Let's ask homeless people themselves: A needs assessment based on a probability sample of adults. American Journal of Community Psychology 28(3): 343-366.

Endnotes

1.  Compiled for SAMHSA and HRSA by Policy Research Associates, Inc., Delmar, NY, July 2002

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