A descriptive study of single adults in homeless shelters: Increasing counselors' knowledge and social action

Jennifer Baggerly, Carlos P. Zalaquett

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Abstract

This article is intended to help counselors increase their knowledge and social action for single adults who are homeless. Findings from a period-prevalence study of 71 single adults in a homeless shelter over 2 years reveal demographics, mental health needs, and sociopolitical issues of this population. Implications including social justice action strategies for counselors are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-167
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cultural Studies
  • Applied Psychology

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