Multi-agency Approaches to youth ‘at risk’. Holly Harris Dept. of Social Work, Community & Mental Health CCCU [email protected] Framework. The ‘science of risk’.
“authorises researchers & practitioners as expert speakers about homeless youth at the same time as it delegitimates young people as speakers and active subjects capable of framing problems in different ways”.
Bessant, J. (2001) Journal of Criminal Justice 29 (31-43)
“This strategy recognizes the importance of working with young people to meet their housing & support needs before they become enmeshed in homelessness & rough sleeping lifestyles”. (East Kent Homelessness Strategy 2003-2007)
challenges for a multi-agency approach
The Role of the Social Worker in the 21st Century: A Literature Review (2005)
‘Homelessness cannot be prevented but the situation can be made easier’