The Resource Homelessness & health in Canada, edited by Manal Guirguis-Younger, Ryan McNeil, Stephen W. Hwang

Homelessness & health in Canada, edited by Manal Guirguis-Younger, Ryan McNeil, Stephen W. Hwang

Label
Homelessness & health in Canada
Title
Homelessness & health in Canada
Statement of responsibility
edited by Manal Guirguis-Younger, Ryan McNeil, Stephen W. Hwang
Title variation
Homelessness and health in Canada
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Homelessness & Health in Canada explores, for the first time, the social, structural, and environmental factors that shape the health of homeless persons in Canada. Covering a wide range of topics from youth homelessness to end-of-life care, the authors strive to outline policy and practice recommendations to respond to the ongoing public health crisis. This book is divided into three distinct but complimentary sections. In the first section, contributors explore how homelessness affects the health of particular homeless populations, focusing on the experiences of hom
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
362.1/0425
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA564.9.H63
LC item number
H64 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Health & Society
Label
Homelessness & health in Canada, edited by Manal Guirguis-Younger, Ryan McNeil, Stephen W. Hwang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I Homelessness & Health in Canadian Populations -- 1. Being Young and Homeless: Addressing Youth Homelessness from Drop-in to Drafting Policy / Sean Kidd -- 2. Sexual Risk Behaviours and Sexual Health Outcomes among Homeless Youth in Canada / Trevor A. Hart -- 3. Helpers, Not Helpless: Honouring the Strength, Wisdom and Vision of Aboriginal Women Experiencing Homelessness or Marginal Housing / Izumi Sakamoto -- 4. Homelessness and Health in the Crowded Canadian Arctic: Inuit Experiences / Frank Tester -- 5. Homeless Immigrants' and Refugees' Health over Time / Rebecca Nemiroff -- pt. II Policy & Programmatic Responses to Homelessness & Health -- 6. Housing and HIV/AIDS among People Who Inject Drugs: Public Health Evidence for Effective Policy Response / Thomas Kerr -- 7. Supported Housing as a Promising Housing First Approach for People with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness / Jonathan Jette -- 8. Homelessness and Oral Health / Carlos Quinonez -- 9. Close to the Street: Nursing Practice with People Marginalized by Homelessness and Substance Use / Bernadette Pauly -- 10. Dignity in Design: The Siting and Design of Community and Shelter-Based Health Facilities for Homeless Persons / Manal Guirguis-Younger -- pt. III New Approaches: Innovations to Address Homelessness & Health -- 11. An Examination of the Delivery of Psychiatric Services within a Shelter-Based Management of Alcohol Program for Homeless Adults / Jeff Turnbull -- 12. Collaborative Approaches to Community-Based Mental Health Care for Homeless People: Toronto's Inner City Health Associates / Vicky Stergiopoulos -- 13. The Development and Operational Context of an Emergency Shelter -- Based Hospice in Ottawa, Ontario: A Qualitative Study / Ryan McNeil
Control code
ocn890952081
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 320 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780776621487
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 22573/ctt187p9gr
  • 3304ee41-fed1-4025-9354-4b2eb03c8546
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30174569
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890952081
  • ebl0776621475

Library Locations

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