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Message ID: 9850
Date: 2015-06-27

Author:Edward Opton

Subject:Re: Homeless youth/maltreatment question

I'll suggest that research into the maltreatment history of homeless youth will require separate consideration of those who have been in the foster/institutional care system as compared with those who have not. A large fraction of homeless youth are "graduates" of foster/institutional care. To assess the influence of their maltreatment in the homes of their biological parents as distinct from the trauma of removal and the traumas of growing up in foster/institutional care will be a real challenge. Edward Opton, Ph.D., J.D. PsychDrugs Action Campaign National Center for Youth Law eopton@youthlaw.org On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 7:31 PM, Timothy Zuel > wrote: Wondering if anyone knows of research into the maltreatment history of homeless youth. Timothy Zuel, PhD, LICSW University of Minnesota -- ------------------------------------------- Edward Opton PsychDrugs Action National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 8 99-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099

I'll suggest that research into the maltreatment history of homeless youth will require separate consideration of those who have been in the foster/institutional care system as compared with those who have not. A large fraction of homeless youth are "graduates" of foster/institutional care. To assess the influence of their maltreatment in the homes of their biological parents as distinct from the trauma of removal and the traumas of growing up in foster/institutional care will be a real challenge. Edward Opton, Ph.D., J.D. PsychDrugs Action Campaign National Center for Youth Law eoptonyouthlaw.org On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 7:31 PM, Timothy Zuel > wrote: Wondering if anyone knows of research into the maltreatment history of homeless youth. Timothy Zuel, PhD, LICSW University of Minnesota -- ------------------------------------------- Edward Opton PsychDrugs Action National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 8 99-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099