Homelessness: A Qualitative Study

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Gultekin, L., Brush, B., Baiardi, J., Kirk, K. & VanMaldeghem, K. (2014) To conduct focus groups with mothers experiencing homelessness and their caseworkers, separately, to (a) explore individual pathways into homelessness, (b) understand the day-to-day experience of living in an emergency shelter and the process of rehousing, (c) identify real and perceived barriers for families attempting to reestablish stable housing, and (d) understand the impact of homelessness on families’ overall health and well-being 104 new families with 334 children (average 14 families per month) qualitative, descriptive design VI: evidence from a single qualitative, descriptive study The study reveal the complex interactions between individuals, families of origin,…show more content…
& Bass, V. (2015) To systematically gather leadership perspectives on the most pressing issues facing large, urban health departments. In addition, to quantify variation in policy involvement between BCHC LHDs and other LHDs 45 interview participants from the BCHC departments included 23 women and 22 men, together with secondary data analysis of the National Association of County & City Health Officials’ (NACCHO) 2013 Profile data. A parallel mixed-methods VI: evidence from a single qualitative, descriptive study The need and opportunity exist to increase all LHDs’ policy activities It is a cross-sectional study and focuses primarily on the members of the BCHC. Also potential issues due to nonresponse bias, though a 78% response rate is relatively robust for surveys of this type.1 (p27). In addition, the data are…show more content…
& VanMaldeghem, K. (2014). Voices from the streets: Exploring the realities of family homelessness. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(4), 390-414. Doi: 10.1177/1074840714548943
Hearne, S., Castrucci, B., Leider, J., Rhoades, E., Russo, P. & Bass, V. (2015). The future of urban health: Needs, barriers, opportunities, and policy advancement at large urban health departments. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 21(1 Supp), S4-S13. Doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000000166
Nyamathi, A., Salem, B., Zhang, S., Farabee, D., Hall, B., Khalilfard, F. & Leake, B. (2015). Nursing case management, peer coaching, and hepatitis A and B vaccine completion among homeless men recently released on parole. Randomized Clinical Trial. Nursing Research, 64(3), 177-189. Doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000083
Salem, B., Nyamathi, A., Idemundia, F., Slaughter, R. & Ames, M. (2013). At a crossroads: Reentry Challenges and healthcare needs among homeless female ex-offenders. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 9 (1), 14-22. Doi:
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