Responding to the homeless: policy and practice

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Plenum Press, 1992 - Medical - 258 pages
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Contents

The Problem of Homelessness
1
Shelters and Services
21
Counseling and Case Managing
45
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About the author (1992)

Russell K. Schutt, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Lecturer on Sociology in the Department of Psychiatry (Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center) at the Harvard Medical School. He completed his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. (1977) degrees at the University of Illinois at Chicago and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology of Social Control Training Program at Yale University (1977-1979). In addition to "Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research, " now in its Sixth Edition, "Making Sense of the Social World, " Third Edition (with Dan Chambliss), and adaptations for the fields of social work (with Ray Engel) and criminology/criminal justice (with Ronet Bachman) textbooks.He has authored and coauthored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and research reports on homelessness, service preferences and satisfaction, mental health, organizations, law, and teaching research methods. His recent funded research experience includes a National Cancer Institute-funded study of community health workers and recruitment for cancer clinical trials, a large translational research project for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Women's Health Network, a National Institute of Mental Health-funded study of housing alternatives for homeless persons diagnosed with severe mental illness, and evaluations of case management programs in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and in the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.