Navigating peer-influences in a large youth homeless shelter in North America
作者: Jonathan AlschechTolulola Taiwo-HannaMicheal L. Shier
作者单位: 1Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
刊名: Children and Youth Services Review, 2020, Vol.108
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104665
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)This study explored how youth who reside in a large youth homeless shelter in North America view and navigate peer-influences in the shelter. Research shows that peer influences in the lives of youth experiencing homelessness are both a risk factor and a protective factor. In order to inform the development of shelter policies and interventions that reduce and contain peer influences that put the residents at risk while cultivating peer support and cohesion, a better understanding of the residents’ views and insights regarding peer-influences is needed.(#br)Methods(#br)Interviews (n = 27) were conducted with residents (aged 18–24) of a youth homeless shelter. Following a semi-structured open-ended interview guide, respondents were asked questions related to...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:1.006 (2012)

  • shelter 隐避处
  • homeless 无家可归的
  • large 大的
  • youth 幼年期
  • America 美洲