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School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

James Canfield


This book is one of the first books to focus on child homelessness in the context of school social work and related professional practice. More and more families are experiencing homelessness as America comes out of the recession and housing crisis. This increase is particularly felt in schools, wherein the numbers of children and youth experiencing homelessness has reached a record high in some areas. School social workers and other related professionals are often on the front line in addressing homelessness and advocating for homeless students as they pursue education. This book is an introd ... More

Keywords: child homelessness, transience, McKinney-Vento Act, poverty, school social work, homeless

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190213053
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213053.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Canfield, author
University of Northern Kentucky