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
2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
2005
34 Citations (Scopus)
technology transfer
social development
social work
developing country
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)
Homeless Youth
Organizations
Central America
Social Justice
Mexico