Surviving the Streets: Challenges and Opportunities Addressing Youth Homelessness

Norweeta Milburn, PhD

Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

About the Presenter

Dr. Milburn is a Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA Semel Institute Center for Community Health and Director of Research and Evaluation at the Nathanson Family Resilience Center. Her research interests include homelessness, substance abuse, mental health and family-based behavioral interventions. She has examined paths into and out of homelessness, as well as the risk for HIV among homeless youth in the U.S. and Australia. She has designed and implemented a behavioral intervention for homeless adolescents at risk for HIV and their families.

 

 

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