Event Title

Implications Of Advantages And Disadvantages Of Supportive Youth Housing Programs

Location

Lobby in front of Auditorium

Start Date

19-4-2019 11:00 AM

Department

Social Work

Description

In a perfect world, all youth who are homeless or in the verge of being homeless are provided with sufficient funds, counseling, life skills training and housing until proven stability in order to overcome homelessness and not relapse. Youth participating in supportive housing will have all of their goals treated with the same amount of priority by case managers. Supportive housing will have access to all resources possible and become aware of all policies in order to help the individuals. Unfortunately there is not enough funding and workers to prepare the homeless youth overcome homelessness. Sometimes supportive housing have a time period where residents are able to stay at no cost, however to some individuals it may not be enough time due to barriers of language, legal status, job opportunities, lack of education and skills. Due to not enough time residents at supportive housings youth are release from the program without a long term plan. Sometimes those who have transition out successfully tend to relapse to homelessness. In order to make every resident a success transition, supportive housing programs need to be more considerate of the resident’s barriers that may delay their readiness to successfully transition long term. Also due to a limited time in a supportive housing, individuals will focus in work rather than education due to survival mode. This urges an individual to choose between receiving money or an education as thinking long term in the future, and majority of the youth choose money. The purpose of this study is to find out what are the Implications of Supportive Youth Housing Programs on Homelessness; in order to have a successful transition outside the program and maintaining it through the preparedness of resources given to the youth. The research will be carried out using a quantitative methodology to measure, an independent variable; supportive housing; and the dependent variable homeless homelessness. The researcher is doing the study in order to export the effectiveness of Supportive Youth Housing Programs. It is important to see what is working in our communities and what is not, as well what needs to change and why it has not changed. The benefit that this research will bring to the social work field is figuring out methods to take on the cons of Supportive Youth Housing Programs. It is to practice the effectiveness of the programs by sharing the pros with other agencies and find improvement where it is needed. This study can be helpful to many communities because it will address the issues and barriers that the homeless youth face; it will demonstrate the impact that keeps the homeless youth from contributing to the community, to society and to their families in a positive manner. Without the proper assistance and resources, the homeless youth of today may become a chronic unendingness of homeless adults.

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Apr 19th, 11:00 AM

Implications Of Advantages And Disadvantages Of Supportive Youth Housing Programs

Lobby in front of Auditorium

In a perfect world, all youth who are homeless or in the verge of being homeless are provided with sufficient funds, counseling, life skills training and housing until proven stability in order to overcome homelessness and not relapse. Youth participating in supportive housing will have all of their goals treated with the same amount of priority by case managers. Supportive housing will have access to all resources possible and become aware of all policies in order to help the individuals. Unfortunately there is not enough funding and workers to prepare the homeless youth overcome homelessness. Sometimes supportive housing have a time period where residents are able to stay at no cost, however to some individuals it may not be enough time due to barriers of language, legal status, job opportunities, lack of education and skills. Due to not enough time residents at supportive housings youth are release from the program without a long term plan. Sometimes those who have transition out successfully tend to relapse to homelessness. In order to make every resident a success transition, supportive housing programs need to be more considerate of the resident’s barriers that may delay their readiness to successfully transition long term. Also due to a limited time in a supportive housing, individuals will focus in work rather than education due to survival mode. This urges an individual to choose between receiving money or an education as thinking long term in the future, and majority of the youth choose money. The purpose of this study is to find out what are the Implications of Supportive Youth Housing Programs on Homelessness; in order to have a successful transition outside the program and maintaining it through the preparedness of resources given to the youth. The research will be carried out using a quantitative methodology to measure, an independent variable; supportive housing; and the dependent variable homeless homelessness. The researcher is doing the study in order to export the effectiveness of Supportive Youth Housing Programs. It is important to see what is working in our communities and what is not, as well what needs to change and why it has not changed. The benefit that this research will bring to the social work field is figuring out methods to take on the cons of Supportive Youth Housing Programs. It is to practice the effectiveness of the programs by sharing the pros with other agencies and find improvement where it is needed. This study can be helpful to many communities because it will address the issues and barriers that the homeless youth face; it will demonstrate the impact that keeps the homeless youth from contributing to the community, to society and to their families in a positive manner. Without the proper assistance and resources, the homeless youth of today may become a chronic unendingness of homeless adults.