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Read: Homeless Using Portland State University Campus as Shelter

Homeless Using Portland State University Campus as Shelter

PSU officials say 12 people have received warnings for trespassing on campus and two have been arrested so far this year.

Read: Mass. Program Offers Free Dorms for Homeless College Students

Mass. Program Offers Free Dorms for Homeless College Students

The program is currently housing 20 homeless college students and plans to expand in the future as additional funding comes in.

Read: 7 Stories from 2018 to Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

7 Stories from 2018 to Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Here’s a round-up of our favorite feel-good stories from 2018 to ring in the New Year with a positive outlook on mankind.

Read: How School Police and Social Workers Can Partner to Improve Campus Security

How School Police and Social Workers Can Partner to Improve Campus Security

In this video, social workers discuss how issues like hunger and mental health issues impact school security, and how social workers and campus police can work together to improve student safety.

Read: How the University of Texas Manages the Homeless on Campus

How the University of Texas Manages the Homeless on Campus

A murder of one of its freshmen in 2016 prompted UT to improve its control of non-student and homeless access to buildings.

Read: Man Charged with Homicide in Hospital Security Officer’s Death

Man Charged with Homicide in Hospital Security Officer’s Death

The security officer died a month after collapsing during an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital.

Read: West L.A. Veterans Affairs Office Opens Parking Lot to Homeless Vets

West L.A. Veterans Affairs Office Opens Parking Lot to Homeless Vets

There are an estimated 4,500 homeless veterans in the Los Angeles area and approximately half live and sleep in their cars.

Read: Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Healthcare facility security departments, along with clinicians, local law enforcement and the community at large must work together to serve this challenging population, while keeping patients, staff, visitors and the public safe.

Read: How to Help Homeless Students

How to Help Homeless Students

Identifying the children and youth who are homeless on campus, providing them with the services they need and developing good community relations will ensure school administrators and protection professionals are doing everything possible to keep at-risk kids from falling through the cracks.

Read: When the Homeless Come to Campus: Balancing Security With Empathy

When the Homeless Come to Campus: Balancing Security With Empathy

Incorporating access control and referring homeless adults to appropriate resources can keep kids safe while helping those who are less fortunate.

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