A process and outcome evaluation of a shelter for homeless young women.

@article{Dostaler2003APA,
  title={A process and outcome evaluation of a shelter for homeless young women.},
  author={Theresa Dostaler and G. Nelson},
  journal={Canadian journal of community mental health = Revue canadienne de sante mentale communautaire},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          99-112
        }
}
  • Theresa Dostaler, G. Nelson
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Canadian journal of community mental health = Revue canadienne de sante mentale communautaire
  • To evaluate the processes and outcomes of a short-term shelter, both quantitative and qualitative data were gathered via participant observation, focus group interviews with shelter staff and residents, and individual interviews with a sample of 40 young women who had been homeless prior to using the shelter. The process evaluation showed that the shelter staff strived to utilize an empowerment philosophy in their relationships with residents, but that there were many challenges to implementing… CONTINUE READING

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 29 REFERENCES
    Evaluating an intervention for homeless persons: results of a field experiment.
    • 109
    Serving the Homeless: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Homeless Shelter Services
    • 21
    • Open Access
    Surviving on the Street
    • 100
    Providing shelter for street youth: are we reaching those in need?
    • 23
    Straighter from the Source: Alternative Methods of Researching Homelessness.
    • 31
    Empowerment Theory and Practice with Adolescents of Color in the Child Welfare System
    • 33
    7: The Therapeutic Potential of Emergency Shelters
    • 4
    • Highly Influential
    A strengths perspective: an ethnographic study of homeless women with children.
    • 82