Partnering with homeless youth to study the scope and nature of youth homelessness
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Describe the methods used to engage homeless youth as research partners; Discuss how the participatory approach used in the research enabled access to the hidden homeless; Describe the benefits of the approach for youth, the community, and the research process.
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Homelessness
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was involved in the collection, coding and analysis of the data that were collected for this project. I also presented the findings to various community and academic audiences.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.