Kristin Ferguson-Colvin

Associate Professor

  • 1177 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
20042021
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Research Output 2004 2020

  • 1177 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 71 Article
  • 3 Chapter
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)
Homeless Youth
Organizations
Central America
Social Justice
Mexico
2005
34 Citations (Scopus)
technology transfer
social development
social work
developing country
2006
18 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of faith-based programs serving homeless and street-living youth in Los Angeles, Mumbai and Nairobi

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Dabir, N., Dortzbach, K., Dyrness, G. & Spruijt-Metz, D., Dec 2006, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 28, 12, p. 1512-1527 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Los Angeles
faith
staff
Interviews
8 Citations (Scopus)
income
development model
social development
parents
migration
75 Citations (Scopus)
social capital
literature
human capital
finance
trend
9 Citations (Scopus)

Social capital predictors of children's school status in Mexico

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Oct 2006, In : International Journal of Social Welfare. 15, 4, p. 321-331 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social capital
Mexico
school
academic achievement
community
2007
22 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling the levers of power: How advocacy organizations affect the regulation writing process

Hoefer, R. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 34, 1, p. 83-108 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interest group
regulation
Group
determinants
regression
43 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing a social enterprise intervention with homeless, street-living youths in Los Angeles

Ferguson, K. M., Apr 2007, In : Social Work (United States). 52, 2, p. 103-112 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mental health
employment service
effect on employment
basic need
risk behavior
118 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling fear of crime in dallas neighborhoods: A test of social capital theory

Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Mindel, C. H., Apr 2007, In : Crime and Delinquency. 53, 2, p. 322-349 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime
Fear
social capital
offense
anxiety
26 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes evaluation in faith-based social services: Are we evaluating faith accurately?

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Wu, Q., Spruijt-Metz, D. & Dyrness, G., Mar 2007, In : Research on Social Work Practice. 17, 2, p. 264-276 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Work
mobile social services
faith
Research Personnel
Religion
10 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of faith and outcomes in faith-based programs for homeless youth: A grounded theory approach

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Wu, Q., Dyrness, G. & Spruijt-Metz, D., Jun 22 2007, In : Journal of Social Service Research. 33, 4, p. 25-43 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grounded theory
faith
staff
qualitative interview
social work
2008
29 Citations (Scopus)
Focus Groups
grounded theory
Homeless Youth
young adult
Young Adult
7 Citations (Scopus)

Faith-based programs and outcomes for street-living youth in Los Angeles, Mumbai and Nairobi: A comparative study

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Dortzbach, K., Dyrness, G. R., Dabir, N. & Spruijt-Metz, D., Mar 2008, In : International Social Work. 51, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

faith
study program
social welfare
social policy
55 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility study of the social enterprise intervention with homeless youth

Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Xie, B., Jan 2008, In : Research on Social Work Practice. 18, 1, p. 5-19 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Feasibility Studies
Mental Health
Small Business
mental health
2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the CSEC Community Intervention Project (CCIP) in five U.S. cities

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Soydan, H., Lee, S. Y., Yamanaka, A., Freer, A. S. & Xie, B., Dec 2009, In : Evaluation Review. 33, 6, p. 568-597 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

exploitation
evaluation
law enforcement
non-governmental organization
community
43 Citations (Scopus)
Homeless Youth
Caregivers
Vocational Education
Interviews
Substance-Related Disorders
9 Citations (Scopus)
young adult
abuse
sexual violence
alcohol
history
13 Citations (Scopus)
orphan
staff
structuration
interview
assistant
2 Citations (Scopus)

The girl child: A review of the empirical literature

Heidemann, G. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., May 2009, In : Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work. 24, 2, p. 165-185 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research method
exploitation
marriage
health care
lack
2010
26 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of addiction and transience among street youth: Los Angeles, California, Austin, Texas, and St. Louis, Missouri

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Jun, J., Bender, K., Thompson, S. & Pollio, D., Jun 2010, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 46, 3, p. 296-307 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Los Angeles
addiction
Substance-Related Disorders
substance abuse
21 Citations (Scopus)

Estrangement factors associated with addiction to alcohol and drugs among homeless youth in three U.S. cities

Thompson, S., Jun, J., Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Pollio, D. E., Nov 2010, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 33, 4, p. 418-427 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
drug dependence
addiction
Alcoholism
Substance-Related Disorders
59 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder among homeless youth in three U.S. cities: The importance of transience

Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Thompson, S., Komlo, C. & Pollio, D., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Traumatic Stress. 23, 1, p. 161-168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Wounds and Injuries
Alcoholism
Logistic Models

Social Development, Social Enterprise, and Homeless Youth

Ferguson-Colvin, K., May 1 2010, Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social development
clinical treatment
social investment
basic need
self-sufficiency
2011

Children in and of the Street

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Oct 10 2011, Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

program offering
evaluation research
adulthood
counseling
assets
48 Citations (Scopus)

Correlates of street-survival behaviors in homeless young adults in four U.S. cities

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K., Thompson, S., Xie, B. & Pollio, D., Jul 2011, In : American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 81, 3, p. 401-409 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Sex Work
Theft
Harm Reduction
Los Angeles
19 Citations (Scopus)
grounded theory
empowerment
leadership
community
mobile social services
23 Citations (Scopus)

Social control correlates of arrest behavior among homeless youth in five U.S. cities

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K., Thompson, S. J., Maccio, E. M., Xie, B. & Pollio, D., 2011, In : Violence and Victims. 26, 5, p. 648-668 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
social control
Substance-Related Disorders
Theft
Homeless Persons
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

Adapting the individual placement and support model with homeless young adults

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Xie, B. & Glynn, S., Jun 2012, In : Child and Youth Care Forum. 41, 3, p. 277-294 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

young adult
mental illness
unemployment rate
evidence
illness
14 Citations (Scopus)

Adult Support and Substance Use Among Homeless Youths Who Attend High School

Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Xie, B., 2012, In : Child and Youth Care Forum. 41, 5, p. 427-445 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school
truancy
abuse
moderator
social capital
28 Citations (Scopus)

Employment Status and Income Generation Among Homeless Young Adults: Results From a Five-City, Mixed-Methods Study

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K., Thompson, S. J., Maccio, E. M. & Pollio, D., Sep 2012, In : Youth and Society. 44, 3, p. 385-407 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

young adult
income
homelessness
addiction
mental illness
6 Citations (Scopus)

Exploration of arrest activity among homeless young adults in four U.S. Cities

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K., Thompson, S. J., Xie, B. & Pollio, D., Sep 2012, In : Social Work Research. 36, 3, p. 233-238 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

young adult

Homeless young adults and employment: Issues and interventions

Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Thompson, S. J., 2012, Homelessness, Poverty and Unemployment. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 27-44 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

young adult
evidence
unemployment
employment history
lack
21 Citations (Scopus)
Homeless Youth
Mental Health
mental health
Research
Supported Employment
12 Citations (Scopus)

Substance use and victimization: Street-involved youths' perspectives and service implications

Bender, K., Thompson, S. J., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Komlo, C., Taylor, C. & Yoder, J., 2012, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 34, 12, p. 2392-2399 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Crime Victims
victimization
trauma
Wounds and Injuries
2013
24 Citations (Scopus)

Technology use among emerging adult homeless in two U.S. cities

Pollio, D. E., Batey, D. S., Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Thompson, S., Apr 2013, In : Social Work (United States). 58, 2, p. 173-175 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
Computer Communication Networks
Los Angeles
Chi-Square Distribution
homelessness
11 Citations (Scopus)
Homeless Youth
mental illness
Mental Health
mental health
Supported Employment
2014
17 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining homeless youths' criminal justice interactions: Childhood trauma or surviving life on the streets?

Yoder, J. R., Bender, K., Thompson, S. J., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Haffejee, B., Feb 2014, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 50, 2, p. 135-144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Criminal Law
trauma
justice
childhood
21 Citations (Scopus)

Mental health correlates of victimization classes among homeless youth

Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Thompson, S. & Langenderfer, L., Oct 1 2014, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 38, 10, p. 1628-1635 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Crime Victims
Mental Health
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychiatry
1 Citation (Scopus)
logistics
regression
school
social work
decision model
19 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of Transience Among Homeless Emerging Adults

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K. & Thompson, S. J., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Adolescent Research. 29, 2, p. 213-240 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
Los Angeles
Least-Squares Analysis
Alcoholism
Substance-Related Disorders
5 Citations (Scopus)

Social estrangement factors associated with income generation among homeless young adults in three U.S. cities

Ferguson, K. M., Bender, K. & Thompson, S. J., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research. 5, 4, p. 461-487 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social factors
young adult
income
personality disorder
selling
14 Citations (Scopus)

Substance use predictors of victimization profiles among homeless youth: A latent class analysis

Bender, K., Thompson, S., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Langenderfer, L., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Adolescence. 37, 2, p. 155-164 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Crime Victims
Substance-Related Disorders
Referral and Consultation
Alcohols
15 Citations (Scopus)

Trauma Among Street-Involved Youth

Bender, K. A., Thompson, S. J., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Yoder, J. R. & Kern, L., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. 22, 1, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
trauma
Wounds and Injuries
posttraumatic stress disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
2015
14 Citations (Scopus)

An Exploratory Factor Analysis of Coping Styles and Relationship to Depression Among a Sample of Homeless Youth

Brown, S. M., Begun, S., Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Thompson, S. J., Mar 29 2015, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 51, 7, p. 818-827 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Statistical Factor Analysis
factor analysis
coping
Depression
21 Citations (Scopus)

Experiences and needs of homeless youth with a history of foster care

Bender, K., Yang, J., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Thompson, S., Aug 1 2015, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 55, p. 222-231 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
history
Homeless Persons
experience
homelessness
8 Citations (Scopus)

Factors Associated With Substance Use Disorders Among Traumatized Homeless Youth

Thompson, S. J., Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Kim, Y., Jan 2 2015, In : Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 15, 1, p. 66-89 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Substance-Related Disorders
trauma
Life Style
drug use
20 Citations (Scopus)

Gender, coping strategies, homelessness stressors, and income generation among homeless young adults in three cities

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K. & Thompson, S. J., Jun 1 2015, In : Social Science and Medicine. 135, p. 47-55 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
homelessness
young adult
Young Adult
coping
37 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple Victimizations Before and After Leaving Home Associated With PTSD, Depression, and Substance Use Disorder Among Homeless Youth

Bender, K., Brown, S. M., Thompson, S. J., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Langenderfer, L., May 22 2015, In : Child Maltreatment. 20, 2, p. 115-124 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Crime Victims
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Depression
5 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of multiple arrests among homeless young adults: Gender differences

Wachter, K., Thompson, S. J., Bender, K. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Feb 1 2015, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 49, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

young adult
Young Adult
gender-specific factors
drug
criminality
13 Citations (Scopus)

Promising Programs for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Runaway and Homeless Youth

Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Maccio, E. M., Oct 20 2015, In : Journal of Social Service Research. 41, 5, p. 659-683 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

housing
telephone interview
case management
non-profit-organization
service provider