Outreach to the homeless: craft, science, and future implications.

@article{Ng2004OutreachTT,
  title={Outreach to the homeless: craft, science, and future implications.},
  author={Anthony T. Ng and Hunter L. McQuistion},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric practice},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={95-105}
}
Outreach is a treatment modality for engaging underserved populations in health care. Nowhere is outreach more relevant than in delivering services to homeless persons with mental illness. Programs providing outreach to homeless people have been in existence for at least two decades and a craft has developed naturalistically. However, there has been insufficient formal examination of factors that influence the effectiveness of outreach and how it is actually performed. The authors present an in… CONTINUE READING

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