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 offers a collection of robust coverage techniques for evaluate, intervention, study, and repair supply regarding homeless youngsters and their mom and dad. Chapters elevate know-how of the psychological future health, academic, and developmental demanding situations confronted by means of those young ones and their mom and dad. additionally, chapters supply perform implications of present study with a spotlight at the value of cautious review of carrier and housing wishes; person changes in strengths and adjustment of oldsters and youngsters experiencing homelessness; and leading edge therapy and repair supply ways to deal with the original wishes of this inhabitants.
Featured subject matters comprise:

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

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

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Less research has examined parenting practice outcomes. , 2006; Nowak & Heinrichs, 2008). Yet, Chamberlain et al. (2008) 30 K. Holtrop et al. found parents in their intervention group significantly improved on positive reinforcement only when their child had more behavior problems; this change was not evident among parents of children with fewer behavior problems, indicating a moderator effect. , 2001). Parental depression. Maternal depression has generally been associated with poorer treatment response in studies examining child behavioral outcomes (Reyno & McGrath, 2006).

Executive functions can aid in cognitive control of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, with well-established implications for symptoms of psychopathology (Snyder, Miyake, & Hankin, 2015). , 2006). Children who are better able to maintain and follow rule sets on measures such as the DCCS are probably better able to control impulsive aggression while understanding and abiding by rules in the different contexts of their lives. Relatedly, parenting characterized by warmth and structure supports developing self-regulation and prosocial conduct.

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