ERIC Number: EJ779452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Partners and Processes in HIV Services for Inmates and Ex-Offenders: Facilitating Collaboration and Service Delivery
Robillard, Alyssa G.; Gallito-Zaparaniuk, Paige; Arriola, Kimberly Jacob; Kennedy, Sofia; Hammett, Theodore; Braithwaite, Ronald L.
Evaluation Review, v27 n5 p535-562 2003
The elevated rates of HIV/AIDS among inmates are due in part to the high concentration of incarcerated persons with behavioral risk factors for HIV infection. Corrections, public health, and community-based organizations should partner to take full advantage of the opportunity to maximize effectiveness and efficiency in addressing HIV/AIDS in inmate populations. The purpose of this study is to document issues inhibiting collaboration, service delivery, and multisite evaluation as identified by members of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Health Resources and Services Administration Corrections Demonstration Project (CDP). Examining the barriers (and identifying ways to resolve them) is important in developing and maintaining successful programs that ultimately benefit HIV-infected inmates and the communities to which they return.
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Public Health, Demonstration Programs, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Delivery Systems, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Criminals, Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons
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