Social and Behavioral Concerns

  • Marked change in behavior
  • Poor/short attention span
  • Poor self esteem
  • Extreme shyness
  • Unwillingness to risk forming relationships with peers and teachers
  • Difficulty socializing at recess
  • Difficulty trusting people
  • Aggression
  • “Old” beyond years
  • Protective of parents
  • Clinging behavior
  • Developmental delays
  • Fear of abandonment
  • School phobia (student wants to be with parent)
  • Need for immediate gratification
  • Anxiety late in the school day

Category: Potential Warning Signs of Homelessness

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