Homeless Children Essays and Term Papers


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A review of the major causes of homelessness in America. Addresses the need for economic and political reform, health care, and the impact of the housing market crash and the current economic recession. Concludes with suggestions for approaches that public……[more]

Words : 2002 (6 Pages) Sources : 10 Topic : African American Studies Social Issues Document Type : Essay

Homelessness In Children

... homeless children; o Homeless children have twice the rate of learning disabilities and three times the rate of emotional and behavioral problems of non-homeless children; o Half of school-age homeless children experience anxiety, depression, or withdrawal compared to 18……[more]

Words : 1697 (6 Pages) Sources : 8 Document Type : Term Paper Citation Style : APA

Homeless Shelters Academic Perspective

... paper is in relation to homeless shelters and the first proponents to address homelessness as a social issue. While it is broadly accepted that homelessness in the United States reached a peak ... and social conditions of homelessness while……[more]

Words : 2793 (8 Pages) Sources : 7 Topic : Other Document Type : Research Paper Citation Style : MLA


... 1.35 million homeless children each year. (Homes for the Homeless: Reports and Statistics, 2006, cited by LOW-INCOME AND HOMELESS CHILDREN, 2007) ? The average age for a homeless child ... the Homeless: Homeless Families with Children, June 2006, cited……[more]

Words : 9460 (35 Pages) Sources : 12 Document Type : Term Paper Citation Style : APA

Homeless Students

... 20 percent of homeless children experienced such severe emotional difficulties that clinical intervention was warranted. Sadly, most of these homeless children never receive that intervention (Baggerly & Borkowski, 2004). In addition to emotional difficulties, such as anxiety and depression,……[more]

Words : 1859 (10 Pages) Topic : Counseling Document Type : Term Paper


... p. 2). The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is, "the primary piece of federal legislation dealing with the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness in U.S. public schools. It was reauthorized as Title X, Part C, of the No……[more]

Words : 7268 (31 Pages) Topic : Business Human Resources Citation Style : APA

Select A High Risk Family Type Homelessness Family Violence Teen Pregnancy Suicidal Ideation Drug Alcohol Abuse Issues Obtain Article Articles Common Health Problems Mortality Data A Specific High Risk Family Type Electronic Reserve Readings University Library

This paper identifies the common health problems consistently associated with homelessness. It provides a health profile and looks at the objectives and preventative guidelines ...…[more]

Words : 2043 (6 Pages) Sources : 4 Topic : Drugs and Alcohol Document Type : Essays

Social Work Assessment Of Children And Families

... homeless mother were afflicted with psychiatric disorders but had only 11% contact with mental health services and 30% of homeless children ... children with mental problems and disorders as coming under a high-risk category. Unlike children in stable conditions,……[more]

Words : 3524 (12 Pages) Topic : Criminal Justice Courts Document Type : Term Paper

Homelessness Among The Veteran Community America S Forgotten Heroes

The paper looks at the issue of veterans who are homeless, it looks at how they qualify to be called the forgotten heroes. It looks at the history of veterans as far back as the civil war times. It also……[more]

Words : 4899 (15 Pages) Sources : 18 Topic : Sociology Research Document Type : Only the Literature Review chapter


... homeless shelter. I've walked for hunger several years in a row and I hope to someday work in the field of social work and help the homeless. The Definition of Homelessness Within the United States, homelessness is defined as……[more]

Words : 7133 (24 Pages) Topic : Drugs and Alcohol Citation Style : APA

Homelessness In United States

... losing their homes. The Causes of Homelessness The main issue addressed here is homelessness and the social problems that it ... to the issue of using social workers to help these homeless individuals. Homelessness is not just bad from……[more]

Words : 6187 (20 Pages) Sources : 10 Document Type : Term Paper Citation Style : APA

Homeless Families

... homeless also lack proper dental care, which leads to various oral problems. Turberculosis is also an issue in homeless populations as it spreads easily throughout crowded homeless ... medical-clinics for the homeless do exists, because of the vast number……[more]

Words : 1741 (8 Pages) Sources : 4 Topic : Education Counseling Document Type : Term Paper Citation Style : APA


... households end up 'at risk' for becoming homeless. IV. HOMELESSNESS IS COSTLY TO CANADA AS A WHOLE It is cited in Laird's report on homelessness in Canada that homelessness comes at a high cost to society and this high……[more]

Words : 1330 (5 Pages) Sources : 5 Topic : Canada Document Type : Term Paper Citation Style : APA


... homelessness, but currently, even middle class families can be homeless. A reporter writes, "'We saw family homelessness began to increase last winter,' says Sally Erickson, Portland's homeless ... homeless shelters, and that will continue to swell the numbers of……[more]

Words : 1052 (3 Pages) Sources : 4 Topic : Black Studies Social Issues Citation Style : APA

Homelessness In United Stated

... homelessness in America, the first major occurrence of homelessness on a large scale took place during the Great Depression. "Large-scale unemployment led to Hoovervilles or outright homelessness ... as a significant cause of homelessness - with one survey indicates……[more]

Words : 1000 (4 Pages) Topic : Vietnam Document Type : Term Paper


... the reasons for being a homeless falls on the following categories (http://www.homeless.org.au/statistics/houselessness.htm, ... homelessness entitled "The Forgotten Americans - Homelessness: Programs and the People They Serve" and it found some more interesting facts regarding homelessness ... html, 1999): .……[more]

Words : 1337 (5 Pages) Topic : History Great Britain Document Type : Term Paper


... Journal of Counseling and Development, Vol.79, No. 4 (2001). Markowitz, F. E. "Psychiatric hospital capacity, homelessness, and crime and arrest rates." Criminology, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2006). Miller, P. "An Examination of the McKinney-Vento Act and its influence on……[more]

Words : 517 (2 Pages) Sources : 10 Topic : African American Studies Social Issues Document Type : Research Paper

Homelessness Due To Unemployment

... homeless on any given night; out of them, 40 percent are women and children. In the Los Angeles Unified School District, 35,000 children are homeless, 35 percent more than last year. During an average night, only 12 percent of……[more]

Words : 1021 (3 Pages) Sources : 5 Citation Style : MLA


... homeless shelters directly from some type of shared living arrangement, often with family. This can include families who are breaking up, adult children forced to leave home, and any number of other situations (Editors, 2006). New York City has……[more]

Words : 1050 (3 Pages) Sources : 1 Topic : Sociology Social Work Document Type : Term Paper Citation Style : APA

Homelessness In Orange County

... children with beds during the winter season). Effectively, homeless persons will have to find someplace else to sleep. Since the Supreme Court decision, some homeless ... issues of homelessness remain, and that anti-camping ordinances serve to move the homeless……[more]

Words : 2169 (6 Pages) Sources : 4 Topic : Health Nursing Document Type : Research Paper

Programs For Children In The Foster Care System

Programs for Children in the Foster Care System. This paper aims to discuss the United ... indicates the defects that are being rendered in the nurturing of the children by the foster care system.…[more]

Words : 3815 (12 Pages) Sources : 12 Topic : Children Document Type : Research Paper

Diversity Inclusion And Social Justice Regarding To Children

... families so children can be placed in foster care or homeless shelters designed specifically for children without stable families ... Children are in a particularly risky situation as most should be aware that children are a large part of……[more]

Words : 3184 (10 Pages) Sources : 10 Topic : Education Inclusion Document Type : Essay

What Is The Primary Cause Of Homelessness In America

... social problems. Homelessness seems to be one of the most important ones. There are several causes that determine homelessness. However, the primary cause of homelessness can be considered the reduced affordable housing level and the national increase in poverty.……[more]

Words : 2228 (7 Pages) Sources : 6 Topic : Argumentative Document Type : Research Paper

Critical Effects On Poverty Of Young Families Children And Early Childhood Field

... homeless. In fact, the recession and the related foreclosures resulted in tremendous numbers of students being homeless. "One million homeless children ... , 2010). There are many different varieties of homeless. Some homeless children are living with friends or……[more]

Words : 854 (2 Pages) Sources : 5 Topic : Education Document Type : Research Proposal

Las Vegas Nevada Homeless Community Mental Health

... Data from national, state, andor local level related to the homeless community mental health concerns. According to the U.S. National Library ... ), health issues can create a downward spiral for the homeless from which escape is difficult or……[more]

Words : 2274 (10 Pages) Sources : 10 Topic : Nursing Document Type : Essay


... .org/youth-homeless-programs/crisis-hotline Covenant House is a Christian organization whose purpose is to fulfill their Christian calling by serving homeless children. This organization believes in nonjudgmental and unconditional love and is dedicated to help reduce suffering and to protect and safeguard……[more]

Words : 794 (3 Pages) Sources : 1 Topic : Sociology Document Type : Essays

Family Homelessness In MASS Or In America

... children and youth, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, Section 725, as cited in 1999 National Coalition for the Homeless states homeless children and youths are those individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence and includes……[more]

Words : 866 (3 Pages) Topic : Education Public vs Private Document Type : Term Paper

Health Care For The Homeless Research Paper

... the Milwaukee PMSA; the targeted populations include the homeless, Medicaid recipients, migrantseasonal farmworkers, individuals infected with ... if homeless people exhaust their eligibility for county benefits. This initiative was considered critical since the homeless are ... among the homeless,……[more]

Words : 2410 (10 Pages) Topic : Business Technical Writing Document Type : Term Paper

Children And Youth Services

There are several factors that may influence outcomes with regard to how successfully youth transition from foster care into independent adult living. Research has demonstrated some of these factors to include background characteristics, housing status, and types and quality of……[more]

Words : 1337 (9 Pages) Sources : 5 Topic : Children Document Type : 'Literature Review' chapter


... Homeless also provides more instances in which homelessness impacts society as a whole including, the funding several government programs like Section 8/Public housing, HUD Homeless ... Homeless has provided, it seems that educating society as a whole on homelessness……[more]

Words : 910 (3 Pages) Topic : English Literature Document Type : Essay

Homeless Problem In New York

... Homeless reports that from 1987 to 1995, 333,482 different homeless men, women and children utilized ... children and one of every twenty Latino children in New York City resided in the homeless shelter system.[11] It is estimated that 90……[more]

Words : 1802 (4 Pages) Topic : Criminal Justice Police Document Type : Term Paper

Homelessness In Ecuador

... missing. An estimated 10,000 families were left homeless and relocated in temporary tent camps, a less- ... date." (Disasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 30 - April, 1987 (PAHO) II. HOMELESSNESS STUDY A 2002 study reported in the……[more]

Words : 1477 (5 Pages) Sources : 7 Topic : Sociology general Citation Style : APA

Homeless Elderly

... Americans become homeless every year. Compared to the homeless populations of the 1950s and 1960s, Hahn et al. found that today's homeless ... Homelessness among Elderly Persons" by the National Coalition for the Homeless reports that the statistical data……[more]

Words : 5481 (20 Pages) Topic : Aging Citation Style : APA

Homeless In America

... tales of homelessness to students and ask them to change the names and reverse the outcomes for these unfortunate people. The woman with children on pages ... she admitted the social service authorities might actually take her children away……[more]

Words : 1178 (3 Pages) Sources : 1 Citation Style : APA

Children s Literature

... Professor of Education at Slippery Rock University (2005) coauthored "Experiencing diversity through children's multicultural literature." . Davis, et al. report that the quest to prepare teacher candidates ... that students confront in today's society" (Davis, et al., 2005, ?……[more]

Words : 4786 (15 Pages) Sources : 15 Citation Style : APA

Children s Defense Fund

... enable the organization with additional funding to maximize the experience of our children served. This comprehensive strategy is expected to provide funding streams from the ... . Our expectation for this funding is to ensure the successful operations of……[more]

Words : 477 (2 Pages) Topic : Education Document Type : Essay

Explanatory Synthesis Homelessness Women See Attachment I Writergrrl101

... 2). In recent years the population of homeless women, many with children, has grown substantially, causing researchers to question the relationship between homelessness and family dynamics. ... into homelessness (Richter et al. 13). As for women whose children were……[more]

Words : 1503 (5 Pages) Sources : 4 Topic : Sociology Family Issues Document Type : Essays Citation Style : MLA

Subsatnce Abuse Intervention For Homeless Youth

Substance abuse in homeless youth presents a truly daunting problem to the professional healthcare community. This issue is actually two: homelessness and drug addiction and thus needs to be treated in the most specific and dynamic manner possible. First, however,……[more]

Words : 6317 (20 Pages) Sources : 15 Topic : Counseling Document Type : Research Paper

Review List Local City State Agencies Select A Target Population Examples Target Populations Poor Unemployed Children Elderly People Disabilities Persons Mental Illness Substance Abusers Criminals Homeless Persons Living HIV AIDS

The obese children and adults of America are being assisted and served by the CDC in an effective manner through a series of programs and funding. The CDC has addressed the issue of obesity by defining specific areas where the……[more]

Words : 1219 (3 Pages) Sources : 2 Topic : Not Specified Document Type : Essays

Youth Aging Out Of Foster Care To The World Of Homelessness And Crime

Merdinger and colleagues (2005) found that even if these young adults were academically successful, they had financial difficulties, potential psychological distress and lack of ability to access health insurance. Present Solution Since the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999, or……[more]

Words : 4065 (12 Pages) Sources : 4 Topic : Sociology Social Work Document Type : Research Paper

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