Mayor Adams’ Expansion of Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment: What the
Healthcare Workforce Needs to Know
January 11, 2023
Speakers: Francine Cournos, MD and Sam Tsemberis, PhD
- Understand the impact of homelessness on health outcomes for
people living with HIV and behavioral health comorbidities.
- Cite the history of “recent” prior attempts in NYC (the last 40
years) to address people experiencing homelessness with mental
illness through involuntary interventions.
- Apply a whole person approach to people who are homeless and
understand which services are most effective in achieving optimal