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5 Matching questions

  1. Great Depression
  2. Definition of Social Work
  3. Thomas Harman
  4. Veterans (Percentage of homeless men that are vets?)
  5. Relationship b/w Mental Illness and Homelessness
  1. a Association b/w the two
    Majority of homeless not mentally ill (exaggerated by public/media)
    Mental Illness can develop after becoming homeless (generally believed to be the cause) due to trauma, fear
  2. b 1929-Early 1940's
    Stock market crash in 1929 marks the beginning
    Business failure + unemployment leads to loss of housing
    Dust Bowl: During this time great plains were hit by drought/dust storms, and so farmers greatly suffered
    Following WWI, Great Depression developed as veterans were out of work and became homeless
  3. c Wrote on vagabonds through interviews
  4. d consists of the professional application of social work values, principles, and techniques to:
    helping people obtain tangible services;
    counseling and psychotherapy;
    helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health services;
    participating in legislative processes.
  5. e 41% Homeless Men are veterans
    Homelessness from Great Depression abated when they joined mil in 1940 for WWII
    End of WWII brought homelessness back as a major problem
    Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill) helped by providing a range of benefits

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Created for the Amendment and better admin. of the laws relating to the poor ion England
    Did away with a mix of old laws, created unified strategy
    Stipulated that the poor receiving parish assistance (orphans, widows, unmarried poor women, aged, infirm, homeless) had to live in workhouses and perform work
  2. Published in NYC, publisher was Ben (Hobo) Benson, the "Coast Kid" who had been on the road since 1898
    Each issue provided:
    1. advice for hobos (e.g., what places to avoid or what trains to ride)
    2. opinion pieces supporting the hobo lifestyle and railing against government restrictions
    3. Cartoons
    4. Poems
    5. Personal accounts of life on the road
  3. Coined by Ervin Goffman
    Stigma consists of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination, is the co-occurrence of labeling, stereotyping, separation, status loss, and discrimination
    People are prejudice to homeless, denying them as human
  4. "New Deal Reforms"
    Federal Emergency Relief Administration included the first federal program specifically for the homeless: the Federal Transient Program (FTP)
    Social Security Act (August 14th, 1935)
    *Established first federal programs for the homeless*
  5. General public view substance abuse as characteristic of homeless person, many think criminality
    Not the majority have substance abuse/criminality

5 True/False questions

  1. Mary HiggsIn 1890 wrote "How the Other Half Lives"
    Danish immigrant, lived in poverty among homeless
    *May have been the first reformer to view the poor as victims rather than the cause of their own poverty*
    Work became a classic, led to the closing of worst police lodging houses
    Photographed homeless

          

  2. Influence of Wars on HomelessnessWWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam
    Drew homeless in to volunteer for war
    Following war, homelessness reappears
    Cause of PTSD, substance abuse, physical disabilities which can cause homelessness

          

  3. Eleanor Roosevelt"New Deal Reforms"
    Federal Emergency Relief Administration included the first federal program specifically for the homeless: the Federal Transient Program (FTP)
    Social Security Act (August 14th, 1935)
    *Established first federal programs for the homeless*

          

  4. Stewart B. McKinneyIn 1861 wrote "London Labour and the London Poor" about poor in England using Ethnographic approach
    "Hence all society would appear to arrange itself into
    four different classes."
    1. Those that will work
    2. Those that cannot work
    3. Those that will not work
    4. Those that need not work

          

  5. Major Estimates and DemographicsApproximately 3.5 million people (or 6-8% of the population) experience some type of homelessness in a year

    Between 444,000 (October) and 842,000 (February) people were homeless at those particular points in time (colder in winter = less homeless)

    In New York City and Philadelphia, about 1% of entire city population were homeless on a given day

    About 70-80% of single homeless adults are men

    Most b/w ages 18-50

    African Americans are disproportionately represented

    Generally, 42% African American, 39% Caucasian, 13% Hispanic, 4% Native American, and 2% Asian American

          

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