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Ansloos, Jeffrey Paul; Wager, Amanda Claudia – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
Indigenous youth are disproportionately impacted by homelessness in Canada. Little is known about Indigenous youths' lived experiences of homelessness and the dominant methodological orientation in related research uses quantitative research methods. There have been calls for increased engagement in qualitative and arts-based research methods. In…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Community Programs
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Chung, Sheng Kuan; Li, Dan – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2020
Over the past two decades, the field of art education has emphasized visual culture art education for developing visual literacy. More recently, social justice art education has come into focus since there have been many unresolved social justice issues in American society. Underprivileged groups such as persons experiencing homelessness have not…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Art Education, Homeless People, Elementary School Students
Yamashiro, Amy; McLaughlin, John – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2020
In January 2016, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released the first 50-state profile on Early Childhood Homelessness as part of an interagency collaboration with multiple departments and agencies participating on the early childhood workgroup of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH). This report updates ED's…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Emergency Shelters, At Risk Persons
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McKinney, Jennifer; Snedker, Karen A. – Teaching Sociology, 2017
In response to increasing homelessness in our city, Seattle Pacific University invited a homeless encampment (Tent City) to reside on our university campus for three months. This provided an opportunity to engage students on issues of poverty and inequality. Building from a service-learning model, we devised course work around homelessness and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Homeless People, Service Learning, Outreach Programs
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Haskett, Mary E.; Kotter-Grühn, Dana; Majumder, Suman – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
There has been more attention to insecurity among college students for basic needs (e.g., Miles, McBeath, Brockett, & Sorenson, 2017; Morris, Smith, Davis, & Null, 2016); however, published research on student food insecurity and housing insecurity remains sparse. It is critical to understand the prevalence of these challenges because they…
Descriptors: College Students, Hunger, Food, Housing
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Cronley, Courtney; Murphy, Erin R.; Petrovich, James C. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
In the following article we argue that social work education and research ought to approach homelessness from a holistic paradigm emphasizing individual resilience and autonomy. The current lack of explicit curriculum in many schools of social work necessitates creative strategies to integrate homeless content into social work education. We offer…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Holistic Approach, Social Work, Counselor Training
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Donaldson, Linda Plitt; Streeter, Calvin L.; Larkin, Heather; Briar-Lawson, Katharine; Meyer-Adams, Nancy; Lupfer, Kristin; Elder, Jen; Grimshaw, Angela – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
University social work programs can play a critical role in helping communities to expand local capacity in efforts to end homelessness. The Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability Insurance (SSI/SSDI) Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) program is an evidence-based model that social work programs are advancing through…
Descriptors: Universities, School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Homeless People
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Bender, Kimberly; Wilson, Jennifer; Adelman, Ellie; DeChants, Jonah; Rutherford, Matt – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
This study examines whether human-centered design may be a useful approach for training interdisciplinary teams to innovatively address homelessness. This case study examines the implementation of a 10-week graduate seminar in which students worked with youths experiencing homelessness to develop solutions to building social connections. The study…
Descriptors: Social Work, Instructional Design, Training, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Pavlakis, Alexandra E.; Goff, Peter; Miller, Peter M. – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background/Context: Students experiencing homelessness are also often living in poverty and may share many of the same characteristics and experiences with children in low-income housing. Scholars aim to understand the impacts of homelessness above and beyond the effects of poverty, but studies are mixed. Contextual factors--such as the localized…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Academic Achievement, Federal Legislation, Poverty
Morton, M. H.; Dworsky, A.; Samuels, G. M. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2017
This Research-to-Impact brief is the first in a series by Chapin Hall's Voices of Youth Count on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. "Missed Opportunities: National Estimates" highlights results from a national survey on unaccompanied youth homelessness in America. The study captures youth homelessness broadly, including…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Youth, Young Adults, Adolescents
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Aykanian, Amanda; Morton, Peggy; Trawver, Kathi; Victorson, Lane; Preskitt, Sarah; Street, Kimberly – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
People experiencing homelessness or other life crises often seek respite, information, and assistance in libraries. Librarians, like social workers, are helping professionals and have historically been advocates for and supporters of low-income groups. However, librarians may lack the knowledge, skills, and capacity to provide adequate support. As…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Field Experience Programs, Users (Information), Homeless People
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Schlembach, Sue – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The number of mothers with young children experiencing homelessness and seeking shelter has increased in the USA over the past decade. Shelters are often characterized as environments offering few opportunities for appropriate play experiences. This article delineates the important role of play for young children experiencing homelessness and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Play, Emergency Shelters
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Havlik, Stacey A.; Schultheis, Kara; Schneider, Kaitlyn; Neason, Erin – Urban Education, 2020
Through engaging in interviews with 10 local educational agency liaisons, this study provides insight into their roles, challenges, and training in serving children and youth experiencing homelessness. Using thematic analysis to analyze transcripts, common themes were uncovered. The findings highlight the liaisons' challenges related to…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Urban Areas, School Districts, Agency Role
Yamashiro, Amy; McLaughlin, John – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2020
Homelessness is a reality for many families with young children in the United States. Homeless children and youths lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. In 2017, about a third of all people who stayed in a shelter were families with children, and nearly half of children served by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Emergency Shelters, At Risk Persons
Poverty Solutions, University of Michigan, 2020
In early August 2020, as educators prepared for an uncertain school year, there was a worrying theme from school district homeless liaisons: numbers of identified homeless students were down--in some cases, significantly down--despite evidence of increased need. In September and October of 2020, a survey was conducted of local educational agency…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Homeless People
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