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Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. References
Acosta, O., & Toro, P. A. (2000). Let's ask the homeless people themselves: A needs assessment based on a probability sample of adults. American Journal of Community Psychology, 28 , 343-366. Ahmed, S., & Toro, P. A. (2004). Religiosity and ethnicity as moderators of substance abuse in at-risk adolescents. Unpublished manuscript, Dep
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. Conclusion
Much has been learned since Robertson and Toro reviewed the literature on homeless youth for the 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Yet many important questions remain unanswered. Several areas, in particular, could be the focus of future research.
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. Prevention Research
In addition to research on how to best address the needs of youth who are already homeless, other studies have focused on preventive interventions.
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. Homelessness Among Youthful Offenders
Every year, approximately 200,000 juveniles and young adults ages 10 to 24 years are released from secure detention or correctional facilities and reenter their communities. Most of these individuals are not high school graduates and most have never held a job. Many have physical, mental health, or substance abuse problems. A recent study of 1,800
Each state summary highlights the required response of the state and local agencies that receive reports of suspected child abuse. State statutes vary in the level of detail they provide. Generally they include requirements addressing which entities, if any, the agency receiving the initial report must notify, the timeframe for this notification,
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.. Appendix: The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
Studies Summary of Cost Offset Studies Intervention Studies
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.
The authors summarize the progress made in the past decade toward making homeless assistance programs more accountable to funders, consumers, and the public. They observe that research on the costs of homelessness and cost offsets associated with intervention programs has been limited to people who are homeless with severe mental illness. But this
Amato, P. R. (1999). Children of divorced parents as young adults. In E. M. Hetherington (Ed.), Coping With Divorce, Single Parenting, and Remarriage (pp. 147-164). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Amato, P. R. (1996). Explaining the intergenerational transmission of divorce. Journal of Marriage and the Family , 58, 628-640. Amat
Bonnie O'Day, Crystal Blyler, Anna Collins, Benjamin Fischer, Claire Gill, Todd Honeycutt, Rebecca Kleinman, Frank Martin, Joseph Mastrianni, Eric Morris, Lisa Schottenfeld, Allison Thompkins, Allison Wishon-Siegwarth, and Michelle Bailey Mathematica Policy Research Abstract
Contents Update on the Status of Program Operations Post-WtW Plans Adjustments Related to TANF Policies Adjustments Related to WIA Policies Adjustments Due to the Economy WtW Legacy
by Sandra J. Clark, Martha R. Burt, Margaret M. Schulte and Karen Maguire of the Urban Institute for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation, October, 1996.
Reentry may be thought of as a community-level process when it occurs in high concentrations. The concepts of social capital and collective efficacy have been used to explain the production and maintenance of disadvantage and its consequences. This paper considers the implications of reentry for social capital and collective efficacy, through its
Services Integration: Strengthening Offenders and Families, While Promoting Community Health and Safety
Services integration necessitates the development of collaborations across public agencies, or between public and private organizations. Such collaboratives may facilitate service coordination using various mechanisms, including: centralized intake, assessment, or referral; increased information sharing, possibly using transparent or linked manage
A Woman's Journey Home: The Effect of Incarcerat ion and Reentry on Children, Families and Communities
Over the past 25 years our knowledge and understanding of women's lives have increased dramatically. The new information has impacted and improved services for women in the fields of health, education, employment, mental health, substance abuse, and trauma treatment. At present, both a need and an opportunity exist to bring knowledge from other fi
This review updates the previous literature on what we know about inmate needs and the programs designed to address those needs. A more neutral terminology than inmate "deficits" or "needs" is used by referring to the different domains as "skill sets." A skill implies mastery and competence rather than a personal liability. Although this orienta
Amy Dworsky and Mark E. Courtney Institute for Research on Poverty University of Wisconsin-Madison December 2000 A report prepared for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Housing Agencies and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless People. 5.2. Eligibility Screening
PHA policies and procedures regarding tenant screening can be a significant obstacle for many chronically homeless people with disabilities. For most PHAs, the standard approach to tenant screening is to deny housing assistance to applicants with outstanding debt owed to the PHA or prior arrests or convictions. When attempting to serve homeless pe
This Issue Paper looks at innovative ways that public housing agencies are supporting housing for formerly homeless people in the communities the researchers visited.