Title

Building an empowerment policy paradigm: Self-reported strengths of homeless mothers

Abstract

Documented the self-reported strengths and goals of 64 mothers of young children residing in a temporary shelter for homeless families. The strengths most frequently reported included the ability to take action, parental competence, and determination in the face of stress. Program and policy implications of these positive attributes of homeless mothers are discussed.

Publication Date

10-1995

Journal Title

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

Publisher

Wiley

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1037/h0079667

Document Type

Article