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John Ecker
This thesis presents four distinct studies of psychological and social integration of homeless and vulnerably housed individuals. The first study presents a predictive model of psychological integration, defined as a sense of belonging and...
John Ecker
Queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, questioning, two-spirited) youth are greatly overrepresented in the homeless youth population. The present review critically analyzes the literature on queer youth homelessness, with a particular...
John Ecker
This study utilized a process of reflexivity to examine the effect of location when conducting interviews with homeless and vulnerably housed individuals. The impact of interview locations has received limited attention in the community psychology...
John Ecker, Tim Aubry
Abstract The current longitudinal study used mixed methods to examine the relationship of housing and neighborhood characteristics and community integration among a population of homeless and vulnerably housed individuals. Participants were...
John Ecker, PhD, Tim Aubry, John Sylvestre
This article examines entries into homelessness among adults who identify as LGBTQ2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit). Twenty LGBTQ2S adults who were currently or formerly homeless participated in one qualitative interview. ...
Rebecca A. Cherner, Tim Aubry, John Ecker
This study examined predictors of physical and psychological integration in homeless adults with problematic substance use. Homeless adults with problematic substance use (n = 115) in Ottawa, Canada, completed questionnaires regarding their...
Tim Aubry, Meaghan Bell, John Ecker, Paula Goering
The Homelessness Partnering Secretariat (HPS) has developed several directives to assist communities with the shift to a Housing First framework. The first directive states that chronically and episodically homeless individuals should be prioritized...
John Ecker, Tim Aubry, Rebecca Cherner, Jonathan Jetté
This paper describes the implementation of Housing First in a small Canadian city. Given that the majority of Housing First research has been conducted in large American cities, providing a Canadian context in a small city contributes significant...
Sam Tsemberis, Eric Macnaughton, Whitney Howard, Tim Aubry, John Ecker
BACKGROUND This report is prepared for BC Housing as part of the evaluation of the Vulnerability Assessment Tool (VAT). The VAT was created by the Downtown Emergency Service Centre in Seattle, Washington, to objectively determine the vulnerability...
Matthew J. To, Anita Palepu, Flora I. Matheson, John Ecker, Susan Farrell, Stephen W. Hwang, Dan Werb
OBJECTIVES:  The objective of the study is to characterize the associations between a history of incarceration and subsequent housing stability over a two-year follow-up period among a sample of homeless and vulnerably housed individuals. METHODS: ...
Michael Shapcott, Director, Housing and Innovation, Wellesley Institute A decade of changes in Ontario and beyond and a look to the future: Presentation PDF Researcher Presentation...
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Content Editorial Articles The Policing of a Homeless Shelter: Private Security Patrolling the Border of Eligibility Marja Elsinga Differential Treatments of Rental Home Seekers According to their Sociodemographic and Economic Status by Real Estate...
“Youth homelessness” refers to the situation and experience of young people between the ages of 13 and 24 who are living independently of parents and/or caregivers, but do not have the means or ability to acquire a stable, safe or consistent...