Past Projects

Community Empowerment Resources Intensive Case Management Program

Beginning in January 2016, Community Empowerment Resources provides intensive case management and psychosocial rehabilitation services to homeless individuals living with serious mental illness in Honolulu. The Ecological Determinants lab is conducting an evaluation of the program to-date and is developing an evaluation model that can be sustained long-term. Data collection methods include case manager interviews, document content analysis, and client surveys.

Treatment as Prevention (TasP): HIV Case Management Program

Beginning in the June 2017 and in collaboration with Hawai'i Health & Harm Reduction Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine, this project engages HIV-positive individuals living on O‘ahu who have a history of noncompliance with HIV treatment. This pilot study seeks to: (1) identify individuals most in need & not currently engaged in HIV treatment; (2) characterize barriers to HIV treatment; & (3) evaluate the effectiveness of an innovative re-engagement program aimed at promoting HIV treatment adherence and sustained treatment & suppression of HIV viral loads among these individuals.