Table 3

Interventions provided to homeless children and families (n=23 families)

Type of intervention†n*
*Three families had an initial mental health assessment only; all others utilised two or more treatments/interventions.
†Focus of intervention—that is, child or parent is indicated in parentheses where relevant.
Advice/support (parent)13
Counselling (child)7
Mental health assessment (child)6
Liaison with another agency6
Behaviour management (child)4
Advice re parenting skills4
Referral to another agency4
Family meeting3
Social growth group (child)2
Anger management (child)2
Follow up visit after rehousing2
Anxiety management (parent)1