Schools are facing increasing numbers of homeless students and school social workers and other related professionals are often at the front line of addressing the negative impact homelessness brings to individual students and the school overall.
School social workers and other school-based personnel must contend with a myriad of policies and other factors related to homelessness to help students obtain an education.
School-based Practice with Children and YouthExperiencing Homelessness is one of the first books to focus on this topic in the context of our social work practice.
This book guides practitioners through the conceptualization of homelessness, how experiencing homelessness impacts the children we serve, the policies that govern us, and finally apractice perspective.
Written with practitioners in mind, School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness is loaded with case studies and practice examples and is an accessible handbook to addressing homelessness in our schools.