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Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 195–200 | Cite as

Helping Homeless Families Overcome Barriers to Successful Functioning

  • Kevin J. Swick
Article

Abstract

The author articulates key stressors in the lives of families who are homeless. These stresses often combine with barriers such as lack of job opportunities and/or insensitive professionals. Strategies for helping homeless families overcome these barriers and related issues are presented.

Keywords

homeless families barriers to success family involvement homeless children early childhood homeless 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Early Childhood Education College of EducationUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

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