Kristin Ferguson-Colvin

Associate Professor

  • 1144 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
20042021
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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 1144 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 68 Article
  • 3 Chapter
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2019

Adolescent Substance Use and Sensation-Seeking on Sexual Behaviors Among Young Adults from Continuation High Schools

Espinoza, L., Richardson, J. L., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Chou, C. P., Baezconde-Garbanati, L. & Stacy, A. W., Feb 23 2019, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 54, 3, p. 373-383 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Behavior
young adult
Young Adult
Sexual Partners
adolescent

Implications for PrEP Uptake in Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness: A Mixed Methods Study

Santa Maria, D., Gallardo, K. R., Narendorf, S., Petering, R., Barman-Adhikari, A., Flash, C., Hsu, H. T., Shelton, J., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Bender, K., Feb 1 2019, In : AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education. 31, 1, p. 63-81 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
prophylaxis
homelessness
young adult
Young Adult
Homeless Persons
homelessness
Homeless Youth
young adult
Young Adult

Prevalence and correlates of nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD)among Young adults experiencing homelessness in seven cities across the United States

Barman-Adhikari, A., Hsu, H. T., Brydon, D., Petering, R., Santa Maria, D., Narendorf, S., Shelton, J., Bender, K. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Jul 1 2019, In : Drug and alcohol dependence. 200, p. 153-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
Prescription Drugs
Young Adult
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Opioid Analgesics
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
homelessness
mental illness
Group

Implementing a Community-Based, Service Coordination and Delivery Intervention With Urban, Minority Parents

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Ziemer, K. L., Celada, M., Oviedo, S. & Ansbrow, J., Sep 1 2018, In : Research on Social Work Practice. 28, 6, p. 708-720 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Welfare
parents
Parents
minority
community
2 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge and Attitudes about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness in Seven U.S. Cities

Santa Maria, D., Flash, C. A., Narendorf, S., Barman-Adhikari, A., Petering, R., Hsu, H. T., Shelton, J., Bender, K. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Adolescent Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
Young Adult
HIV
Text Messaging
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Macro interventions and their influence on individual and community well-being

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Teixeira, S., Wernick, L. J. & Burghardt, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

well-being
Community-Based Participatory Research
community
Economic Development
Social Work
2 Citations (Scopus)

My Own Best Friend: Homeless Youths’ Hesitance to Seek Help and Strategies for Coping Independently after Distressing and Traumatic Experiences

Bender, K., Begun, S., Durbahn, R., Ferguson-Colvin, K. & Schau, N., Jan 29 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Work in Public Health. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
coping
experience
linear model
neural network
young adult
travel
employment opportunity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Risk and Resilience Factors Associated With Formal and Informal Income Generation Among Homeless Young Adults in Three U.S. Cities

Ferguson-Colvin, K., Bender, K. & Thompson, S. J., Apr 1 2018, In : Youth and Society. 50, 3, p. 351-376 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resilience
young adult
income
homelessness
selling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Social Connectedness, Self-Efficacy, and Mental Health Outcomes Among Homeless Youth: Prioritizing Approaches to Service Provision in a Time of Limited Agency Resources

Begun, S., Bender, K. A., Brown, S. M., Barman-Adhikari, A. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Oct 1 2018, In : Youth and Society. 50, 7, p. 989-1014 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-efficacy
mental health
resources
intervention strategy
service provider
homelessness
education curriculum
social issue
community
social work
2 Citations (Scopus)

Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Homeless Young Adults: The Importance of Victimization Experiences in Childhood and Once Homeless

Kim, Y., Bender, K., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Begun, S. & DiNitto, D. M., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. 26, 3, p. 131-142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime Victims
posttraumatic stress disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
victimization
young adult
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)
Homeless Youth
Randomized Controlled Trials
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Self Concept
Social Support
2016

Coping styles associated with victimization profiles among homeless youth

Bender, K., Brown, S. M., Begun, S., Barman-Adhikari, A. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., 2016, In : Families in Society. 97, 3, p. 171-180 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

victimization
coping
witness
experience
2 Citations (Scopus)
Entrepreneurship
Supported Employment
entrepreneurship
entrepreneur
Health
27 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of Resiliency and Coping: Homeless Young Adults Speak Out

Thompson, S. J., Ryan, T. N., Montgomery, K. L., Lippman, A. D. P., Bender, K. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Jan 1 2016, In : Youth and Society. 48, 1, p. 58-76 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

young adult
coping
resilience
life perspective
homelessness
3 Citations (Scopus)
young adult
travel
resilience
service provider
regression
8 Citations (Scopus)
Crime Victims
victimization
young adult
Young Adult
Economics
21 Citations (Scopus)

Services to LGBTQ runaway and homeless youth: Gaps and recommendations

Maccio, E. M. & Ferguson-Colvin, K., Apr 1 2016, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 63, p. 47-57 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transgender Persons
Homeless Youth
program guide
staff
employment service
2 Citations (Scopus)
social capital
parents
Parents
minority
human capital
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
19 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
19 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
36 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
12 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
9 Citations (Scopus)

Risk Detection and Self-Protection Among Homeless Youth

Bender, K., Thompson, S., Ferguson-Colvin, K., Yoder, J. & Deprince, A., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Research on Adolescence. 25, 2, p. 352-365 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
civil defense
Cues
Weapons
Los Angeles
2014
16 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
20 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
18 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
13 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
2013
23 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
2012
23 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
12 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
26 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
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
2011
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
22 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
19 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
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