An exploration of family violence among the homeless: Implications for policy and practice
This research found a high incidence of family violence among homeless people. The most common form of violence was physical; the least common was sexual abuse. The data also reported a high percentage of violence among homeless people confronted with mental illness. The policy and practice implications for these findings are discussed.
School of Social Work
Emotional abuse, Emotional disability, Family violence, Homelessness, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse
Pardeck, John T. "An exploration of family violence among the homeless: Implications for policy and practice." Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation 4, no. 4 (2006): 57-64.
Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation