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Welcoming Homeless Youth to Your Health Care Practice: 8 Tips for Providers

Global Health Corps

GHC fellow Jenna Marie Mellor, Health Fellow at Covenant House International, gives 8 tips for providers who work with homeless youth.

"Homeless youth may mistrust providers and, to quote a participant in a Seattle survey, 'we kind of put up these big shields and whatnot to protect ourselves.' The number one suggested tip from Covenant House residents is that you be respectful and maintain a positive attitude."

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