Human Services: Homeless Children and Runaway Youth

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November 7, 2019
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November 8, 2019

APA Format. Times New Roman. Size 12 font. Double spaced. TWO SOURCES ONLY Provided, already below:

Homeless Children and Runaway Youth~
Determine and discuss the circumstances, both historical and contemporary, that have contributed to the problem of homeless children –or- runaway youth (select one).

Identify one example of a potential risk that could be faced by homeless children –or- one example of a potential risk that could be faced by runaway youth.

Explain how a human services professional can most effectively tend to the needs of homeless children and their families or with runaway youth.

Read chapter 9 of the required text and view the video pertaining to homeless children in America (“America’s Invisible Children” to gain deeper insight into the lives of homeless youth in America.

Your initial post should be at least 275 words long.

Martin, M.E. (2014). Introduction to human services: Through the eyes of practice settings (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.
National Coalition for the Homeless. (2009). Mental illness and homelessness. Retrieved from



Born with a wooden spoon: Welcome to poverty U.S.A. (2006). [Video file]. Retrieved from