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Working with Young Homeless People [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843106111Series: Research Highlights in Social WorkPublication details: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9781846428159
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Working with Young Homeless PeopleDDC classification:
  • 362.50835 362.7086 362.70869420941
LOC classification:
  • HV4545 .A4 R63 2008
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Contents:
FRONT COVER; Working with Young Homeless People; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: What is this Book About?; 1 What is Youth Homelessness?; 2 The Characteristics of Young Homeless People; 3 A History of Youth Homelessness; 4 Geographical Distribution of Youth Homelessness; 5 Something to Do: Education, Training and Employment; 6 Family A Help or a Hindrance?; 7 Friends and Acquaintances: Helping Young People to Maintain and Rebuild Social Networks; 8 Drugs and Alcohol Dealing with Substance Misuse; 9 Housing and Support Working for Sustainable Futures
10 The Human Factor What Works when Responding to Adolescent Behaviour?11 The Future of Servicesfor the Homeless; Appendix: The Quarriers Research Project: How Young People's Views can be Heard; Subject Index; Author Index
Summary: Offers information and advice on how to understand the needs of homeless young people, and how to ensure they are supported better. This book combines the research and practice to establish what works better when helping young homeless people and provides insights into their world through diary excerpts and interviews.
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FRONT COVER; Working with Young Homeless People; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: What is this Book About?; 1 What is Youth Homelessness?; 2 The Characteristics of Young Homeless People; 3 A History of Youth Homelessness; 4 Geographical Distribution of Youth Homelessness; 5 Something to Do: Education, Training and Employment; 6 Family A Help or a Hindrance?; 7 Friends and Acquaintances: Helping Young People to Maintain and Rebuild Social Networks; 8 Drugs and Alcohol Dealing with Substance Misuse; 9 Housing and Support Working for Sustainable Futures

10 The Human Factor What Works when Responding to Adolescent Behaviour?11 The Future of Servicesfor the Homeless; Appendix: The Quarriers Research Project: How Young People's Views can be Heard; Subject Index; Author Index

Offers information and advice on how to understand the needs of homeless young people, and how to ensure they are supported better. This book combines the research and practice to establish what works better when helping young homeless people and provides insights into their world through diary excerpts and interviews.