Growing Up Homeless forums

Posted on September 02, 2013

Save the Dates
for Growing Up Homeless forums
from People’s Emergency Center

Don’t Miss the Next Two Forums

Thursday, September 26, 2:00 PM
The SHiFT Report
with Dr. Maureen Hayes, National Center on Family Homelessness

Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

The Service and Housing Interventions for Families in Transition (SHiFT) Longitudinal Study examines the effectiveness of different housing and service models in helping families and children who are experiencing homelessness establish and maintain residential stability and self-sufficiency. This report is expected to influence an expected national plan to end family and child homelessness.

AND

Friday, November 1, 2:00 PM
Promising Practices and Future Directions in Family and Child Homelessness
featuring PEC Visiting Scholar Dr. Staci Perlman, University of Delaware, and
Dr. Mary Haskett, University of North Carolina

Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

Dr. Staci Perlman’s presentation will focus on promoting the well-being of children experiencing homelessness, with a specific emphasis on supporting positive parent-child relationships. Dr. Mary Haskett will share highlights from recent research conducted with a community-based project designed to support the mental health needs of children experiencing homelessness-Community Action Targeting Children who are Homeless (CATCH).


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