Psychology’s Contribution to End Homelessness (Presidential Program)

The 2009 Presidential Task Force on Psychology’s Contribution to End Homelessness is charged with addressing psychological factors that contribute to adults and children becoming homeless and the psychological factors and interventions that help them overcome these problems and resume productive lives.

Psychology’s Contribution to End Homelessness
Saturday, August 8, 3:00–3:50 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Bldg., Room 709

The 2009 Presidential Task Force on Psychology’s Contribution to End Homelessness is charged with addressing psychological factors that contribute to adults and children becoming homeless and the psychological factors and interventions that help them overcome these problems and resume productive lives. The goals and objectives of the Task Force are to identify:

  • psychological factors that influence adults and children becoming homeless,

  • interventions that prevent adults and children from becoming homeless,

  • interventions that help homeless adults and children become productive citizens and healthy individuals,

  • resources needed to effectively address these factors and interventions, and

  • key partnerships to implement these interventions.