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Homeless narratives & pretreatment pathways : from words to housing

Author: Jay S Levy
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Loving Healing Press, ©2010.
Series: New horizons in therapy series
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay S Levy
ISBN: 9781615990276 1615990275 9781615990269 1615990267
OCLC Number: 642624996
Description: xiii, 145 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Old Man Ray's narrative: first lessons --
What is pretreatment? --
Tracy's narrative: the rewards of outreach & engagement --
Pretreatment principles: engagement & ecological considerations --
Andrew's narrative: entering the house of language --
Pretreatment principles: common language development --
Butch's narrative: the meaning of loss --
Pretreatment principles: promote safety & facilitate change --
Lacey's narrative: the effects of trauma & homelessness --
Pretreatment applications: advocacy, programs, and supervision --
Conclusion: pretreatment alternatives.
Series Title: New horizons in therapy series
Other Titles: Homeless narratives and pretreatment pathways
Responsibility: Jay S. Levy.

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the REACH Housing First Program

by Savase (WorldCat user published 2012-04-05) Very Good Permalink

Jay S. Levy, an outreach clinician who worked in New York City and Boston areas shares his precious and result oriented experiences with homeless people in this book. His book will guide professionals on practice and will add great experience for their field. In 2005, the fruits of the hard work became...
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A must for outreach workers, clinicians, administrators, and policy makers

by vvolkman (WorldCat user published 2011-06-11) Excellent Permalink

“Jay Levy has given  us a magnificent gem in his book Homeless Narratives & Pretreatment Pathways: From Words to Housing. Utilizing a rich experience spanning more than two decades as a social worker on the streets and shelters of New York, Boston and Western Massachusetts, Levy has...
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One of the best guides I have read for working with the homeless

by readerviews (WorldCat user published 2010-12-27) Excellent Permalink

Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (09/10)

This is one of the best guides I have read about working with the underserved and homeless. I wonder why all cities don't put it into place. Quite frankly, I get tired of hearing professionals say they are overworked and underpaid....
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