Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Housing Stabilization Through Social Support: The Development of a Social Support Program for Newly Housed Women of Sarah's Circle
by Sourbeer, Jessica Bailis, Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2013, 235; 3553239
Abstract (Summary)

The following project is the development of a social support program for women who are newly housed through Sarah's Circle, an agency that serves women who are homeless in Chicago, Illinois. The program development was guided by a thorough review of the literature and a needs assessment conducted at Sarah's Circle. The social support program was created using the befriending model as a framework, seeking to provide companionship to women in need. Ideas for future implementation and research are included.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Hardin, Bianka
Commitee: Niesluchowski, Pamela
School: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Department: Clinical Psychology
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: DAI-B 74/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Mental health, Womens studies, Public policy
Keywords: Homelessness, Housed women of Sarah's circle, Housing, Program development, Public policy, Social support
Publication Number: 3553239
ISBN: 978-1-267-92559-6
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