5011.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Homelessness: Special Issues in a Special Populatioin

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1School absenteeism underestimates the impact of asthma on homeless children
Karen M. Drezner, MEd, Diane E. McLean, PhD, MPH, Shawn K. Bowen, MD, Amy Rowe, PNP, Peter Sherman, MD, Karen Redlener, MS, Irwin Redlener, MD
Board 2Cognitive and perceptual functioning among homeless and housed poor children: A risk and resilience perspective
Courtney J. Yapchai, MA, Paul A. Toro, PhD, Pam A. McCaskill, PhD, Serena King, BA
Board 3A walk to nowhere: Day homelessness of women with children
Melissa Jones, curtis moore, Nieu Nguyen, Martha Ryan, Beverly Ovrebo
Board 4Predictors of juvenile justice involvement in a sample of homeless and housed youth
Alexandra M. Lawler, BA, Marilyn S. Goldstein, MS, Paul A. Toro, PhD
Board 5Overcoming the streets: An exploration of the wisdom of youths
Anne L. Roesler, MPHc
Board 6Train-the-trainer model: training social service providers for the homeless in conflict and anger management
Diane Cornman-Levy, PT, MS, Kathleen Swenson Miller, OTR/L, MS, Kevin J. Lyons, PhD, Molly A. Rose, PhD, Dan Fitzgerald
Board 7An Empirical Typology of the Homeless Mentally Ill
Matthew D Shepherd, PhD
Board 8Family burden and support associated with homeless populations
Michael F. Polgar, PhD, David Pollio, PhD, Carol North, MD
Board 9Perception of needs identified through focus groups in urban homeless shelters and transitional housing programs
Kathleen Swenson Miller, MS, OTR/L, Diane Corman-Levy, MS, LPT, Molly A. Rose, PhD, Kevin J. Lyons, PhD, Shivani Damani
Board 10Needs assessment and health curriculum development with homeless women
Barbara Anne Byers, MPH, Renee Robbins, MPH, Jacquie Fraser, PhD
Sponsor:Caucus on Homelessness
Cosponsors:Disability Forum; Environment; Epidemiology; Social Work; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA