Publications & Presentations

Publications

Brown, M., Mihelicova, M., Collins, K., & Ponce, A. (in press). Predictors of employment outcomes in a comprehensive service program for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Brown, M., Cummings, C., Lyons, J., Carrión, A., & Watson, D. P. (2018). Reliability and validity of the Vulnerability Index and Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (VI-SPDAT) in real-world implementation. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/10530789.2018.1482991

Brown, M., Klebek, L., Chodzen, G., Scartozzi, S., Cummings, C., & Raskind, A. (2018). Housing status among single adults following Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program participation in Indianapolis. Evaluation and Program Planning, 69, 92-98. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2018.04.015

Brown, M., Rowe, M., Cunningham, A., & Ponce, A. N. (2018). Evaluation of a comprehensive SAMHSA service program for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s11414-018-9589-8

Townley, G., Brown, M., & Sylvestre, J. (2018). Community psychology and community mental health: A call for reengagement. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61, 3-9. doi:10.1002/ajcp.12225

Mihelicova, M., Brown, M., & Shuman, V. (2018). Trauma-informed care for individuals with serious mental illness: An avenue for community psychology’s involvement in community mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61, 141-152. doi:10.1002/ajcp.12217

Katsonga-Phiri, T., Grant, K., & Brown, M. (2017). Trauma intervention in sub-Saharan African children: A systematic literature review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1524838017717747

Watson, D. P., Shuman, V., Kowalsky, J., Golembiewski, E., & Brown, M. (2017). Housing First and harm reduction: A rapid review and document analysis of the US and Canadian open-access literature. Harm Reduction Journal, 14:30. doi:10.1186/s12954-017-0158-x

Brown, M., Mihelicova, M., Lyons, J., DeFonzo, J., Torello, S., Carrión, A., & Ponce, A. N. (2017). Waiting for shelter: Perspectives on a homeless shelter’s procedures. Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 846-858. doi:10.1002/jcop.21896

Brown, M., Vaclavik, D., Watson, D. P., & Wilka, E. (2017). Predictors of homeless services reentry within a sample of adults receiving Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) assistance. Psychological Services, 14, 129-140. doi:10.1037/ser0000112

Brown, M., Chodzen, G., Mihelicova, M., & Collins, K. (2017). Applying a time-patterned typology of homelessness among individuals with mental illness. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59, 306-315. doi:10.1002/ajcp.12140

Robinson, W. L., Brown, M., Beasley, C. R., & Jason, L. A. (2017). Advancing prevention intervention from theory to application: Challenges and contributions of community psychology. In M. A. Bond, I. Serrano-García, & C. B. Keys (Eds.), APA handbook of community psychology, Volume 2 (pp. 193-213). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/14954-012

Brown, M. (2016). Opening more doors to end homelessness through a shared housing approach. Psychiatric Services, 67, 1161-1161. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.671004

Brown, M., & Mihelicova, M. (2016). Pathways to Independence: A transformative case management model for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. The Community Psychologist, 49.

Brown, M., Jason, L., Malone, D., Srebnik, D., & Sylla, L. (2016). Housing First as an effective model for community stabilization among vulnerable individuals with chronic and non-chronic homelessness histories. Journal of Community Psychology, 44, 384-390. doi:10.1002/jcop.21763

Brown, M. M., & Watson, D. P. (2015). Balancing empirical evidence and ethical considerations in the implementation of permanent supportive housing. Psychiatric Services, 66, 1002-1002. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.660901

Brown, M., Malone, D., & Jordan, N. (2015). Tenant satisfaction with a single-site Housing First program. Journal of Social Service Research, 41, 498-507. doi:10.1080/01488376.2015.1039102

Selected Presentations

Brown, M., & Shuman, V. (2018, April). Trauma-informed care in an integrated healthcare and housing provider. Symposium conducted at the Housing First Partners Conference, Denver, CO.

Brown, M., Cummings, C., Fay, L., Tran, D., Tsemberis, S., & Fyall, R. (2018, April). Conducting Housing First research within organizational and systems contexts. Symposium conducted at the Housing First Partners Conference, Denver, CO.

Cummings, C., & Brown, M. (2017, June). Psychometric properties of the VI-SPDAT: Implications for coordinated assessment policies. In M. Brown (Chair) Housing prioritization assessment instruments: Preliminary findings and a call for future research. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, Ottawa, ON.

Cummings, C., Davis, S., & Brown, M. (2017, April). Residential outcomes of individuals triaged using the VI-SPDAT. Poster session presented at the SCRA affiliated meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. Link to Poster

Makol, B. A., Carrión, A., Scartozzi, S. M., Adenuga, P. F., & Brown, M. (2016, May). Psychosocial correlates of time perspective among adults experiencing homelessness. Poster session presented at the SCRA affiliated meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. Link to Poster

Brown, M. (Moderator), Tsemberis, S., Goering, P., Stefancic, A., Shuman, V., & Watson, D. P. (2016, March). Embracing fidelity to improve program outcomes. Symposium conducted at the Housing First Partners Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Vaclavik, D., & Brown, M. (2015, November). Are we really filling the gaps? Using social network analysis to measure the impact of efforts to integrate systems accessed by individuals experiencing homelessness. Poster session presented at the American Public Health Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL. Link to Poster

Steiner, J., Rowe, M., Brown, M., & Ponce, A. (2015, October). Pathways to Independence: An innovative service for adults experiencing chronic homelessness. Symposium conducted at the American Psychiatric Association Institute on Psychiatric Services, New York, NY.

Brown, M., & Ponce, A. (2015, June). Promoting independence, citizenship, and recovery from homelessness using a specialized team service approach. In M. Brown (Chair), Refocusing outcomes in homelessness research: Recovery, community engagement, and independence as key indicators of success. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA.

Mihelicova, M., Astone, C., Balata, M., Brown, M., Hollowell, A., Katsonga-Phiri, T., Lewis, J., Odahl, C., Soibatian, C., Vaclavik, D., & Walden, A. (2015, May). Trauma-informed care: Implementation and barriers. Roundtable conducted at the SCRA affiliated meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Brown, M. (2015, May). Understanding outcomes of homeless service innovations through university-community partnerships. In S. Long (Chair), New solutions for continuing problems: The researcher-organization collaboration. Symposium conducted at the SCRA affiliated meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Brown, M., Chambers, S., Lewis, J., & Mihelicova, M. (2015, May). Evaluation of a specialized team approach to homeless services. Poster session conducted at the SCRA affiliated meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. Link to Poster

Brown, M., Deeds, M., & McCarthy, D. (2014, March). The art of entrepreneurship: Housing specialists as rental brokers for formerly homeless lessees. Symposium conducted at the 2014 Housing First Partners Conference, Chicago, IL.

Brown, M. (2013, June). Resident perceptions of project-based Housing First: Tackling “Not in my housing program.” In M. Brown (Chair), Enhancing community openness to individuals with homelessness and incarceration histories. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, Miami, FL.

Brown, M. (2013, June). Integrating project-based Housing First with mental health services: Enhancing funding resources and improving care. In R. M. Greenwood (Chair), Housing First: Program dissemination, adaptation and fidelity. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, Miami, FL.