Women speak. Healing the wounds of homelessness through writing.

K. A. Wolf, R. Goldfader, C. Lehan

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The Women Speak writing project explores the use of writing as a therapeutic process with homeless women at an urban drop-in center. The project was developed in response to the women's desire to give voice to their experiences. By speaking about and sharing the experiences of their lives, a sense of empowerment through expression began. Nursing students and faculty working at the drop-in center were challenged to re-think the traditional clinical site relationship which gives highest priority to meeting the needs of students and faculty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-78
Number of pages5
JournalN & HC perspectives on community : official publication of the National League for Nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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