Child and Family Well-Being and Homelessness: Integrating by Mary E. Haskett

By Mary E. Haskett

This short highlights a number of of the main urgent demanding situations in addressing the wishes of households who're experiencing homelessness and provides a suite of sturdy coverage ideas for evaluation, intervention, examine, and repair supply with regards to homeless childrens and their mom and dad. Chapters raise knowledge of the psychological future health, academic, and developmental demanding situations confronted by way of those young ones and their mom and dad. moreover, chapters supply perform implications of present study with a spotlight at the value of cautious evaluation of provider and housing wishes; person adjustments in strengths and adjustment of folks and kids experiencing homelessness; and cutting edge remedy and repair supply methods to deal with the original wishes of this inhabitants.
Featured themes contain:

  • Promoting optimistic parenting between homeless families.
  • Innovative intervention, evaluation, and repair supply models.
  • Homeless kids and early early life care and schooling platforms.
  • Early Risers intervention & group motion focusing on kids who're Homeless venture (Project CATCH).

Child and kinfolk future health and Homelessness is a necessary source for coverage makers and similar pros and for graduate scholars and researchers in developmental, scientific, and faculty psychology; baby, adolescence and family members coverage; public overall healthiness; and social work.

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2014), it is important to include information from sources other than parents. , 2014). Doing so will open a window into the child’s internal state of emotions that, according to our findings, seem more difficult for parents to recognize. 2 Mental Health and Adaptation of Children Experiencing Family Homelessness 21 Protective Factors Both executive functioning and parents’ expressed warmth towards their children predicted fewer externalizing behavior problems at T2, as expected. Executive functions can aid in cognitive control of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, with well-established implications for symptoms of psychopathology (Snyder, Miyake, & Hankin, 2015).

The Little’s MCAR test conducted on all measures included in the models was 3 Observed Parenting in Families Exposed to Homelessness: Child and Parent. . 12. Missing data in all models were managed with the full information maximum likelihood (FIML) procedure used by Mplus version 7. This method has been shown to be very efficient when analyzing data from samples with moderate levels of missing values. When using FIML, the estimation of each parameter is made on the basis of all available information from each participant.

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