...this is an important book which fills a gap in terms of translating research and working knowledge about youth homelessness into practice. The book's content conforms broadly to its title and presents a very useful resource concerning issues to consider when working with homeless young people. It describes the forms of practical and psychological issues that need to be addressed in assisting young vulnerable people to develop a sense of self-efficacy and hope for the future. -- Child and Family Social Work Shines much needed light on the world homeless young people inhabit. -- Roof Magazine This book is insightful, instructive and comprehensive; in short, an excellent read. -- Children and Young People Now Some history, some peer research and a lot of sound advice on working and understanding young people who experience homelessness is what this book provides. -- Housing
About the Author
Phil Robinson, PhD, MPhil (Urban Policy), CQSW, is a qualified social worker who has worked for 35 years in both statutory and voluntary sectors. He is Chief Executive of Quarriers, a registered Scottish charity providing care and support for adults and children with a disability, children and families, young people, homeless young people, people with epilepsy and carers.