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Responding to the needs of youth who are homeless: Calling for politicized trauma-informed intervention
Author(s): Suzanne McKenzie-Mohr, John Coates, Heather McLeod
Publication Date: 2012
Trauma in the lives of youth who are homeless is a pervasive reality. In this article, a politicized understanding of trauma is taken up to explore the complex psychological, relational, and social/political challenges experienced by many young persons facing homelessness. Their needs are contrasted with the dominant framework for assessing and addressing homelessness among youth, which fails to adequately account for the effects of trauma in the...
Author(s): John Coates, Denise Neate
Publication Date: 2000
This study was designed as a needs assessment of homelessness in Fredericton. It presents an informed overview of the services available to homeless people in Fredericton and information about the needs of homeless people who use that city's Emergency Shelter and Community Kitchen. It begins with a discussion of the context of homelessness, related policy issues, and New Brunswick's response to those issues. Information from the literature on the...