Human Services to Support Rural Health – Resources
Selected recent or important resources focusing on Human Services to Support Rural Health.
Rural/Urban Differences in Receipt of Governmental Rental Assistance: Relationship to Health and Disability
Examines the relationship of housing to health and disability. Utilizes 2021 National Health Interview Survey data to analyze home ownership and rental assistance by rural versus urban location, with further breakdowns by age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, education and employment status, self-rated health, region, and disability status.
Author(s): Carrie Henning-Smith, Alexis Swendener, Katie Rydberg, Megan Lahr, Hawking Yam Citation: The Journal of Rural Health Date: 10/2023 Type: Document view details
Portfolio of Research in Welfare and Family Self-Sufficiency
Provides an overview of the efforts of the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation to support families and promote self-sufficiency. Focuses on capacity building, strategies to improve program/participant outcomes, knowledge building and communication, and related family welfare resources and publications. Discusses nuances of specific environments and human services in rural contexts.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
Practice Perspectives on Care Coordination in Rural Settings
Analyzes perspectives on care coordination models in rural areas that integrate social services with healthcare. Examines interview feedback from 16 healthcare informants in rural Missouri regarding integration of social determinant of health (SDOH) services into their practices, such as transportation, mental health, housing, food access, and dental care.
Author(s): Julie M. Kapp, Beau Underwood, Kristi Ressel, Kathleen Quinn Citation: Professional Case Management Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Family Strengthening Research: 2022 Report
Provides an overview of the Division of Family Strengthening's (DFS) major research investments through 2022. Reports on DFS focus areas: strengthening and supporting relationships, fatherhood, children, and families; reducing teen pregnancy and supporting positive youth development; and
preventing family violence. Includes discussions on programs and issues specific to tribal and rural communities.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details
Housing Assistance Council 2022 Annual Report
Provides an overview of the Housing Assistance Council's (HAC's) 2022 work to provide safe housing for rural residents, create original research, advocate for housing policy, and train housing professionals.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
NACRHHS Updates: PACE and Childcare Need in Rural Areas
Webinar recording discusses the use of the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and the availability of childcare in rural areas. Features presentations from representatives of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network, and the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.
Audio Recording, Webinar Slides
Date: 04/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program: Final Report
Examines the effectiveness of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to develop community responses and create Continuums of Care (CoCs) plans for unhoused youth in urban and rural sites. Discusses engagement of youth to create local policy; networking and collaboration among child welfare, education, behavioral health, and juvenile justice agencies; and outreach services and housing interventions.
Author(s): Kathryn A. Henderson, Debra J. Rog, Harihar Bhattarai, et al. Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development view details
4C for Cherokee Children Cultural Connection
Discusses the trauma Cherokee children experience in the foster care system and a related program meant to mitigate the grief and loss after being removed from the home. Focuses on utilizing cultural knowledge to process trauma and improve physical and mental health.
Date: 02/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Capacity Building Center for Tribes view details
Human Services in Rural Contexts: Comprehensive Report
Provides an overview of human services in rural areas, with information focused on human services programs and benefits, economic and social well-being, persistent poverty communities, and adaptations to overcome access barriers in rural areas. Includes tables, graphs, and county-level U.S. maps depicting human services needs.
Author(s): Emily Brimsek, James Murdoch, Emma Ward, Neel Chakraborti, Ashton Cain Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: 2M Research, Administration for Children and Families, Urban Institute view details
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