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Fidelity Assessment of a Canadian Housing First Programme for People with Problematic Substance Use: Identifying Facilitators and Barriers to Fidelity
Author(s): Jonathan Samosh, Jennifer Rae, Parastoo Jamshidi, Dhrasti Shah, Jean-Francois Martinbault, Tim Aubry
Publication Date: 2018
This article presents the findings of a fidelity assessment conductedwith a Housing First programme in Canada that supported clients with problematic substance use. A mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) evaluation design was used. A fidelity assessment survey, fidelity rating conciliation session, and interviews were conducted with programme staff and management to identify facilitators and barriers to the programme’s fidelity to the Hou...