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Homelessness Among Families, Children, and Adolescents: An Ecological–Developmental Perspective
  • M. Haber, P. Toro
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical child and family psychology review
  • 1 September 2004
This paper reviews and evaluates the literatures on children in families that are homeless and on adolescents who are homeless on their own. After presenting several emerging theoretical approaches,Expand
Toward an International Understanding of Homelessness
  • P. Toro
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2007
After a discussion of definitional issues when studying homelessness and a brief review of the existing research literature in the United States, this article provides an overview of the similaritiesExpand
Homelessness in Europe and the United States: A Comparison of Prevalence and Public Opinion
Random samples of 250-435 adults were interviewed by telephone in five different nations (N = 1,546): Belgium, Germany, Italy, the UK, and the United States. The interview included questions onExpand
6-Homeless Youth in the United States : Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches
In this paper, the authors cite research indicating that youth may be the single age group most at risk of becoming homeless, yet comparatively little research has been done in the past decade onExpand
Let's Ask the Homeless People Themselves: A Needs Assessment Based on a Probability Sample of Adults
A probability sample of 301 homeless adults from Buffalo, NY, was followed over 6 months to document the utilization of a variety of community services, examine services desired, and identify factorsExpand
Pathways to and from homelessness and associated psychosocial outcomes among adolescents leaving the foster care system.
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the prevalence and nature of housing problems among adolescents leaving foster care because of their age to provide evidence that can inform public and programmatic policiesExpand
Beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge about homelessness: A survey of the general public
Obtained measures of policy-related beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge about homelessness through a telephone survey of a representative sample of 240 persons conducted over nearly a full year in aExpand
Giving and Receiving Help: Interpersonal Transactions in Mutual-Help Meetings and Psychosocial Adjustment of Members
The helping transactions that occur in group meetings have been theorized to be important therapeutic mechanisms within mutual-help (or self-help) groups. Hypothesized links between giving andExpand
Developing measures to assess social support among homeless and poor people
Two commonly employed measures of social support were assessed in a sample of 144 homeless and poor adults. Both the Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL) and Social Network Interview (SNI)Expand
Obtaining representative samples of homeless persons: A two-city study
A three-step method for obtaining probability samples of homeless adults across diverse settings over large geographical areas was applied in two cities. Brief surveys (N = 597 in Buffalo + 1,669 inExpand