From Trauma to Resiliency: Lessons from Former Runaway and Homeless Youth

@article{Williams2001FromTT,
  title={From Trauma to Resiliency: Lessons from Former Runaway and Homeless Youth},
  author={Nancy R. Williams and Elizabeth W. Lindsey and P. David Kurtz and Sara V. Jarvis},
  journal={Journal of Youth Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={4},
  pages={233 - 253}
}
This exploratory study presents findings on resiliency development in five former runaway and homeless youth. Subjected to chronic trauma, this unique population lacked the protective factors other studies have associated with resiliency development. Five young women were compared and contrasted in relation to the following questions: what factors promote resiliency in runaway and homeless youth and how are resilient youth differentiated from their peers who continue to exhibit high risk… Expand
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