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Patrick J. Fowler, Michael Schoeny
A longitudinal randomized controlled trial tested whether access to permanent housing reduces child maltreatment among inadequately housed families under investigation for child abuse and neglect. The study followed homeless and child welfare-...
Patrick J. Fowler, Anne F. Farrell
Inadequate housing and homelessness represent significant barriers to family stability and child development. An accumulating body of evidence documents the relatively high risk of family separation among families experiencing housing instability...
Patrick J. Fowler, Katherine E. Marcal, Jinjin Zhang, Orin Day, John Landsverk
The present study represents the first large-scale, prospective comparison to test whether aging out of foster care contributes to homelessness risk in emerging adulthood. A nationally representative sample of adolescents investigated by the child...
Patrick J. Fowler, Peter S. Hovmand, Katherine E. Marcal, Sanmay Das
Coordinated responses leverage flexible networks to deliver a range of services tailored to complex needs. However, policies that prioritize services on the basis of vulnerability may miss opportunities for prevention, thus contributing to...