Building an empowerment policy paradigm: Self-reported strengths of homeless mothers
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.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
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Banyard, V.L., Graham-Bermann, S.A. Building an empowerment policy paradigm: Self-reported strengths of homeless mothers. (1995) American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 65 (4), pp. 479-491.