ERIC Number: EJ604570
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
A Youth-Friendly Intervention for Homeless and Street-Involved Youth.
O'Connor, Barbara Virley; MacDonald, Brian J.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v8 n2 p102-6 Sum 1999
Describes a community intervention for a population of youth who are often distrustful of mainstream mental health services. Program focuses on not viewing youth as patients but as experts in working with adults to design youth-friendly interventions. Outlines the development and implementation of a support-group model tailored specifically to the needs of homeless youth. (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special topic: "Generosity and Altruism." For related articles, see CG 555 134-149.