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Benjamin Hickler, Colette L. Auerswald
Research to date has given little attention to differences in the experience of youth homelessness by ethnicity. This article provides a comparative descriptive analysis of the effect of differences and similarities in paths to homelessness, self-...
Scott B Harpin, April Elliott, Colette L. Auerswald
Purpose Runaway and homeless youth (RHY) are among the most vulnerable youth globally. The United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child (UNCRC) states that all children have the right to the highest level of health, and that universal healthcare...
Jennifer Carlson, Eiko Sugano, Susan Millstein, Colette Auerswald
The study sought to describe service utilization patterns of homeless youth based on their life cycle stage. Ninety-nine percent of participants accessed services. Medical service utilization was highest among youth who were attempting to leave the...
Colette L. Auerswald, Jessica Lin, Laura Petry, Shahera Hyatt
Homeless youth are a hidden population that has historically been undercounted in local, state, and federal efforts to enumerate the homeless population. In recent years, researchers and advocates have emphasized the importance of considering the...
Jessica Lin, Laura Petry, Shahera Hyatt, Colette Auerswald
We Count, California! is a collaboration between the California Homeless Youth Project of the California State Library and the Innovations for Youth (I4Y) Group at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Funded by The California Wellness Foundation...
Colette L. Auerswald, Jessica S. Lin, Andrea Parriott
Objectives. The mortality rate of a street-recruited homeless youth cohort in the United States has not yet been reported. We examined the six-year mortality rate for a cohort of street youth recruited from San Francisco street...
Jessica S. Lin, Laura Petry, Shahera Hyatt, Colette Auerswald
As is the case across the nation, youth in California experiencing homelessness are often undercounted and overlooked. We Count, California!, a collaboration between the California Homeless Youth Project and the University of California, Berkeley...
James Ulager, A. Pearson, O. Tomeschu, C. Hill, Colette Auerswald, K. Ginsburg
This study aims to give insight into how urban homeless youth choose whether to trust professionals, and to describe the characteristics of a professional they view as deserving of trust. The authors used a convenience sample of 18-21 year olds...
Vincent Chong, Katharya Um, Monica Hahn, David Pheng, Clifford Yee, Colette L. Auerswald
There is a nascent, but growing, literature on Southeast Asian youth violence that focuses on the role of acculturation, portraying violence as a problem of maladaptation. However, scholars overlook the ways in which violence holds meaning for the...