Medical-Legal Partnership and Healthy Start: Integrating Civil Legal Aid Services into Public Health Advocacy

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

By Daniel Atkins, Shannon Mace Heller, Elena DeBartolo and Megan Sandel
Journal of Legal Medicine. January - March 2014. 35(1): 195-209.

A federally funded Healthy Start program integrated the MLP intervention into its intensive home visiting model. Through the implementation of MLP and the concomitant impacts for clients, staff, and community organizations, this article details the transformation of both the healthcare and legal partners.

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