Julia Dickson-Gomez

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Community Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Values and identity: the meaning of work for injection drug users involved in volunteer HIV prevention outreach
    JULIA B DICKSON-GOMEZ
    The Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106 5128, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1259-86. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Times and places: Process evaluation of a peer-led HIV prevention intervention
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:669-90. 2006
  3. pmc Unofficial policy: access to housing, housing information and social services among homeless drug users in Hartford, Connecticut
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:8. 2007
  4. pmc The relationship between housing status and HIV risk among active drug users: a qualitative analysis
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:139-62. 2009
  5. pmc Outcomes of a peer HIV prevention program with injection drug and crack users: the Risk Avoidance Partnership
    Margaret R Weeks
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:253-81. 2009
  6. pmc A social network approach to demonstrate the diffusion and change process of intervention from peer health advocates to the drug using community
    Jianghong Li
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:474-90. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Hoppers and oldheads: qualitative evaluation of a volunteer AIDS outreach intervention
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    The Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100, Hartford, CT 06106 5128, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:303-15. 2003
  8. pmc Multilevel social influences on female condom use and adoption among women in the urban United States
    Margaret R Weeks
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:297-309. 2010
  9. pmc Altruism and peer-led HIV prevention targeting heroin and cocaine users
    Mark R Convey
    Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:1546-57. 2010
  10. pmc Changing drug users' risk environments: peer health advocates as multi-level community change agents
    Margaret R Weeks
    Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 43:330-44. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Values and identity: the meaning of work for injection drug users involved in volunteer HIV prevention outreach
    JULIA B DICKSON-GOMEZ
    The Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106 5128, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1259-86. 2004
    ..Many participants saw their outreach as "work," which gave them a sense of meaning and purpose and motivated them to make other positive changes in their lives...
  2. ncbi request reprint Times and places: Process evaluation of a peer-led HIV prevention intervention
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:669-90. 2006
    ..Process evaluations of successful HIV prevention interventions are necessary to understand how and why such interventions work for further intervention refinement...
  3. pmc Unofficial policy: access to housing, housing information and social services among homeless drug users in Hartford, Connecticut
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:8. 2007
    ..However, the effects of housing policies on drug users' access to housing have been understudied to date. This paper will look at the "unofficial" housing policies that affect drug users' access to housing...
  4. pmc The relationship between housing status and HIV risk among active drug users: a qualitative analysis
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:139-62. 2009
    ..Policy implications of the findings, limitations to the data, and future research are discussed...
  5. pmc Outcomes of a peer HIV prevention program with injection drug and crack users: the Risk Avoidance Partnership
    Margaret R Weeks
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:253-81. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc A social network approach to demonstrate the diffusion and change process of intervention from peer health advocates to the drug using community
    Jianghong Li
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:474-90. 2012
    ..RAP innovation has diffused into the Hartford drug-using community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hoppers and oldheads: qualitative evaluation of a volunteer AIDS outreach intervention
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    The Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100, Hartford, CT 06106 5128, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:303-15. 2003
    ....
  8. pmc Multilevel social influences on female condom use and adoption among women in the urban United States
    Margaret R Weeks
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:297-309. 2010
    ..FC can make a valuable contribution to reducing heterosexually transmitted HIV among women in many circumstances. The greatest barrier to increased FC use is the lack of a supportive community environment for its promotion and use...
  9. pmc Altruism and peer-led HIV prevention targeting heroin and cocaine users
    Mark R Convey
    Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:1546-57. 2010
    ..We contend that altruism found in volunteers is an important factor in maintaining long-term participation in HIV intervention programs and initiatives using peer educators...
  10. pmc Changing drug users' risk environments: peer health advocates as multi-level community change agents
    Margaret R Weeks
    Institute for Community Research, 2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 43:330-44. 2009
    ..Implications of the RAP program for designing effective prevention programs and for analyzing long-term change to reduce HIV transmission among high-risk groups are discussed from this ecological and multi-level intervention perspective...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse and HIV risk among crack-using commercial sex workers in San Salvador, El Salvador: a qualitative analysis
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 20:545-74. 2006
    ..Self-report data gathered in this study indicate that HIV prevalence may be considerably higher in this high-risk population than Salvadoran national rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint The sound of barking dogs: violence and terror among Salvadoran families in the postwar
    Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Institute for Community Research, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 16:415-38. 2002
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