An intervention research project with homeless, chronically mentally ill persons demonstrated that linking rehabilitation services, such as employment skills and psycho-social stabilization, with survival services promotes success in serving this population. The project confirmed the central role of case managers in promoting engagement with mental health services and re-integration into stable community living.
Hoff, Marie D.; Briar, Katherine H.; Knighton, Kristin; and Ry, Angie Van
"To Survive And To Thrive: Integrating Services For The Homeless Mentally Ill,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 19
, Article 14.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol19/iss4/14