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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 22, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Social work alumnus co-authors book



Jeff Karabanow, a graduate of the Faculty of Social Work, has published his second book, Leaving the Streets: Stories of Canadian Youth, with Alexa Carson, Phillip Clement and Katie Crane. The book was a collaboration between Dr. Karabanow, two graduate students and one street youth - who did all the illustrations. The book examines the efforts of street youth to leave street life. It was published by Fernwood Press and can be ordered through their website at: www.fernwoodpublishing.ca  Leaving the Streets and Jeff’s first book Being Young and Homeless : Understanding how Youth Enter and Exit Street Life are also available through the Laurier Library.
Jeff Karabanow  received his PhD from the Faculty of Social Work in 2000. He is a Professor at the School of Social Work, Dalhousie University.