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Generalist Intervention Model

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Generalist intervention model According to Cohen (1989), suggested that homeless population is extremely living in abject poverty. Homeless people have undergone through severe losses including loss of their homes, neighborhood, social roles, family, and friends. Also, homeless individual stands to be stigmatized and socially isolated. Homeless people have no control of their environment and do not know what they will eat or where they will sleep from day to day. Homeless individuals are at risk every day as a result of violence because they live in hostile environment. Estimates of the extent of mental illness in the homeless population vary, but there is growing consensus among researchers that approximately 30 percent of the homeless population
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