School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing by James Canfield

By James Canfield

Colleges are dealing with expanding numbers of homeless scholars and college social staff and different similar pros are usually on the entrance line of addressing the detrimental effect homelessness brings to person scholars and the varsity total. institution social staff and different school-based body of workers needs to deal with a myriad of regulations and different elements concerning homelessness to assist scholars receive an schooling. School-based perform with youngsters and early life Experiencing Homelessness is without doubt one of the first books to target this subject within the context of our social paintings perform. This publication publications practitioners during the conceptualization of homelessness, how experiencing homelessness affects the youngsters we serve, the guidelines that govern us, and eventually a tradition point of view. Written with practitioners in brain, School-based perform with youngsters and early life Experiencing Homelessness is loaded with case reviews and perform examples and is an available instruction manual to addressing homelessness in our faculties.

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One of the first ladies to whom I served barbecue chicken had served me fried chicken at a fast food restaurant about an hour earlier. She was still in her work uniform as she came through the line, and it was awkward for both of us. It was odd for me because I never thought people with jobs could be homeless. We often think that homeless people are unemployed, but that often is not the case (US Conference of Mayors, 2005). Many of those experiencing homelessness are employed, but just not at a sufficient wage.

This means that the support a typical family may have in raising children may be absent or unavailable for homeless families. For example, some families may be able to coordinate carpools or transportation plans to get their kids to school. This option may not be available to a family living in a shelter. Maltreatment Negative childhood experiences can often lead to problems in adulthood. , 2013) and different forms of abuse and neglect are common. For teens especially, abuse and victimization are major risk factors for homelessness (Tyler, Whibeck, Hoyt, & Cauce, 2004).

An important thing to note about this chapter is that is a general guide to the policy and provisions. It is not meant to be legal advice, just a guide. Also, the MVA advocates that we as practitioners take a case-by-case approach to the facilitation of provisions. We should examine the details of each case before we make an MVA-related decision. Again, this chapter is a guide and not meant to replace legal counsel and advice. C. ). For us as school-based practitioners, this means getting homeless kids in school and keeping them 42 School-Based Practice with Homelessness enrolled.

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