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Bonnie T. Zima, Regina Bussing, Steven Forness, Bernadette Benjamin
This resource provides information about a study conducted to determine the special education needs of homeless children. OBJECTIVES: This study described the proportion of sheltered homeless children in Los Angeles, Calif, who were eligible for...
The Community Model was developed to assist the homeless mentally ill overcome thee afflictions through a symptom of "high-tolerance" and strong supports. In February 2001, through a grant from The California Endowment (TCE), a collaborative of...
Christine Schanes
Every day many of us see a homeless person holding a sign or a cup begging for money. The kind-hearted people among us often give spare change or a dollar to this homeless person. However, we may ask ourselves, "Will a dollar make a difference in...
Kimberly A. Bender, Sanna J. Thompson, Kristin M. Ferguson, Leah Kern
Previous research documents that street-involved youth experience rates of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that are significantly higher than their housed counterparts. Trauma and PTSD are of particular concern for homeless youth as...
Alia A. Al-Tayyib, Eric Rice, Harmony Rhoades, Paula Riggs
Background The nonmedical use of prescription drugs is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States, disproportionately impacting youth. Furthermore, the population prevalence of injection drug use among youth is also on the rise. This...
Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
I met Jason in St John's, Newfoundland the day we ended the Canadian segment of the Invisible People road trip. There was a ceremony at city hall and Jason, who lived in a homeless youth shelter at the time, showed up at the event. Meeting Jason,...
Michael Shapcott, Director, Housing and Innovation, Wellesley Institute A decade of changes in Ontario and beyond and a look to the future: Presentation PDF Researcher Presentation...
FEANTSA
Content Editorial Articles Nicholas Pleace and Joanne BrethertonThe Case for Housing First in the European Union: A Critical Evaluation of Concerns about Effectiveness Liz GosmeThe Europeanisation of Homelessness...
Robin Petering, Eric Rice, Harmony Rhoades, Hailey Winetrobe
While there is a growing body of research on intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by the housed youth population, a limited amount is known about IPV experienced by homeless youth. To our knowledge, no previous studies have examined how...
Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Eric Rice
Research shows runaway and homeless youth are reluctant to seek help from traditional health providers. The Internet can be useful in engaging this population and meeting their needs for sexual health information, including information about HIV and...
CHAB Staff
Volunteers of America of Los Angeles (VOALA) was awarded a SAMHSA General Treatment for Homeless grant that began September 30, 2009. VOALA’s program, The Barracks, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs, provides a holistic,...
Anamika Barman-Adhikaria, Eric Rice
Little is known about the factors associated with use of employment services among homeless youth. Social network characteristics have been known to be influential in motivating people's decision to seek services. Traditional theoretical frameworks...
Harmony Rhoades, Hailey Winetrobe, Eric Rice
As many as 25 % of homeless persons have pets. To our knowledge, pet ownership has not been studied quantitatively with homeless youth. This study examined pet ownership among 398 homeless youth utilizing two Los Angeles drop-in centers. Twenty-...
Robert P. Agans, Malcolm T. Jefferson, James M. Bowling, Donglin Zeng, Jenny Yang, Mark Silverbush
To receive federal homeless funds, communities are required to produce statistically reliable, unduplicated counts or estimates of homeless persons in sheltered and unsheltered locations during a one-night period (within the last ten days of January...
Daniela Golinelli, Joan S. Tucker, Gery W. Ryan, Suzanne L. Wenzel
Studies of homeless individuals typically sample subjects from few types of sites or regions within a metropolitan area. This article focuses on the biases that can result from such a practice. We obtained a probability sample of 419 homeless youth...