Drug Treatment Programs as Sites of Opportunity for the Delivery of Hepatitis C Prevention Education: Client and Staff Perspectives
Munoz-Plaza, Corrine E., Strauss, Shiela M., Astone, Janetta M., Jarlais, Don C. Des, Hagan, Holly, Journal of Drug Issues
This paper uses qualitative methods to examine both staff and clients' perceptions about the delivery of hepatitis C prevention education services at their respective residential drug treatment programs. Through in-depth discussion with participants, as well as program observation, we elicited clients' and staff attitudes about the role that drug treatment programs can play in providing prevention education services for hepatitis C, their evaluation of existing hepatitis C prevention education services, and recommendations for enhancing future services. Although participants identified limitations to services, most perceive that treatment programs can play an important role in hepatitis C …
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Publication information: Article title: Drug Treatment Programs as Sites of Opportunity for the Delivery of Hepatitis C Prevention Education: Client and Staff Perspectives. Contributors: Munoz-Plaza, Corrine E. - Author, Strauss, Shiela M. - Author, Astone, Janetta M. - Author, Jarlais, Don C. Des - Author, Hagan, Holly - Author. Journal title: Journal of Drug Issues. Volume: 34. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2004. Page number: 861+. © Florida State University for and on behalf of The Florida State University Board of Trustees Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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