Geoffrey Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: Wilfrid Laurier University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Early implementation evaluation of a multi-site housing first intervention for homeless people with mental illness: a mixed methods approach
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 43:16-26. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Community psychology and transformative policy change in the neo-liberal era
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 52:211-23. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Planning a multi-site, complex intervention for homeless people with mental illness: the relationships between the national team and local sites in Canada's At Home/Chez Soi project
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 51:347-58. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Exploring outcomes through narrative: the long-term impacts of Better Beginnings, Better Futures on the turning point stories of youth at ages 18-19
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 49:294-306. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Partnerships and participation of community residents in health promotion and prevention: experiences of the highfield community enrichment project (better beginnings, better futures)
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 9:213-27. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Building value-based partnerships: toward solidarity with oppressed groups
    G Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 29:649-77. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Putting values into practice: public policy and the future of mental health consumer-run organizations
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3C5
    Am J Community Psychol 42:192-201. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature on the effectiveness of housing and support, assertive community treatment, and intensive case management interventions for persons with mental illness who have been homeless
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:350-61. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Housing choice and control, housing quality, and control over professional support as contributors to the subjective quality of life and community adaptation of people with severe mental illness
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3C5
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:89-100. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Who uses consumer-run self-help organizations?
    Paula Goering
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:367-73. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Early implementation evaluation of a multi-site housing first intervention for homeless people with mental illness: a mixed methods approach
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 43:16-26. 2014
    ..The study demonstrates how the combined use of fidelity assessment and qualitative methods can be used in implementation evaluation to develop and improve a program. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Community psychology and transformative policy change in the neo-liberal era
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 52:211-23. 2013
    ..I conclude by discussing implications for theory and practice related to policy change...
  3. doi request reprint Planning a multi-site, complex intervention for homeless people with mental illness: the relationships between the national team and local sites in Canada's At Home/Chez Soi project
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 51:347-58. 2013
    ..The implications of the findings for future planning and research of multi-site, complex, community interventions are noted...
  4. doi request reprint Exploring outcomes through narrative: the long-term impacts of Better Beginnings, Better Futures on the turning point stories of youth at ages 18-19
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 49:294-306. 2012
    ..The findings suggest the utility of a narrative approach for the evaluation of the long-term outcomes of early childhood development programs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Partnerships and participation of community residents in health promotion and prevention: experiences of the highfield community enrichment project (better beginnings, better futures)
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 9:213-27. 2004
    ..The findings are interpreted in terms of empowerment and partnership theory, and the implications of these findings for involving citizens from low-income communities in planning promotion/prevention programmes are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Building value-based partnerships: toward solidarity with oppressed groups
    G Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 29:649-77. 2001
    ..We prescribe guidelines for building such partnerships and conclude by considering some of the challenges in implementing value-based partnerships...
  7. doi request reprint Putting values into practice: public policy and the future of mental health consumer-run organizations
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3C5
    Am J Community Psychol 42:192-201. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature on the effectiveness of housing and support, assertive community treatment, and intensive case management interventions for persons with mental illness who have been homeless
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:350-61. 2007
    ..47), while the weakest outcomes were found for ICM programs alone (effect size = .28). The results of this review were discussed in terms of their implications for policy, practice, and future research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Housing choice and control, housing quality, and control over professional support as contributors to the subjective quality of life and community adaptation of people with severe mental illness
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3C5
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:89-100. 2007
    ..Support was found for both hypotheses. The results were discussed in terms of the paradigm of supported housing, previous research, and implications for housing policy and program development in the community mental health sector...
  10. ncbi request reprint Who uses consumer-run self-help organizations?
    Paula Goering
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:367-73. 2006
    ..There is little overlap in the use of these modes of service delivery, which suggests that maintaining options within systems of care is critical to ensuring coverage and access for the broader population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Capturing system level activities and impacts of mental health consumer-run organizations
    Rich Janzen
    Centre for Research and Education in Human Services, Kitchener, ON, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 39:287-99. 2007
    ..Next it offers a critical analysis of the methods used. It concludes by reflecting on three lessons learned about capturing system level activities and impacts of mental health consumer-run organizations...
  12. ncbi request reprint "It's important to be proud of the place you live in": housing problems and preferences of psychiatric survivors
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:42-52. 2006
    ..This paper reports findings from a series of focus group meetings held with survivors of mental illness to address issues concerning housing preferences and housing needs...
  13. ncbi request reprint A narrative approach to the evaluation of supportive housing: stories of homeless people who have experienced serious mental illness
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 29:98-104. 2005
    ..The findings add to the literature on housing interventions for this population in suggesting many positive gains beyond reductions in homelessness and hospitalization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Housing for people with serious mental illness: a comparison of values and research
    John Sylvestre
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 125 University Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 40:125-37. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the delivery of housing services and for housing research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sharing power and knowledge: professional and mental health consumer/survivor researchers working together in a participatory action research project
    Joanna Ochocka
    Centre for Research and Education in Human Services, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 25:379-87. 2002
    ..Our reflections on the research process have led us to see the importance of building relationships as a means to share power and knowledge among professional and consumer/survivor researchers...
  16. doi request reprint Partnering with children diagnosed with mental health issues: contributions of a sociology of childhood perspective to participatory action research
    Maria Liegghio
    Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 46:84-99. 2010
    ..We conclude by encouraging community psychologists to consider PAR with children diagnosed with mental health issues...
  17. ncbi request reprint "Nothing about me, without me": participatory action research with self-help/mutual aid organizations for psychiatric consumer/survivors
    G Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Community Psychol 26:881-912. 1998
    ..We conclude with recommendations of how the key values can be promoted in both the methodological and substantive aspects of future participatory action research with self-help/mutual aid organizations for psychiatric consumer/survivors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Current and preferred housing of psychiatric consumers/survivors
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Wilfrid Laurier University
    Can J Commun Ment Health 22:5-19. 2003
    ..This information is being used by stakeholder groups involved in the project to help build the capacity of the community to provide the types of housing that are preferred by consumers/survivors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assumptions and values of community health psychology
    Michael Murray
    Division of Community Health, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    J Health Psychol 9:323-33. 2004
    ..The aim of this article is to review the background and assumptions of community health psychology and to consider some values that would underlie such an approach...
  20. ncbi request reprint A process and outcome evaluation of a shelter for homeless young women
    Theresa Dostaler
    Wilfrid Laurier University
    Can J Commun Ment Health 22:99-112. 2003
    ..The need for more sustained and comprehensive program interventions and supportive social policies was underscored...