Homelessness plays a big role in developing the psyche of children and families. The Impact on Children’s Psychological Well-Being by Rosemarie T. Downer, Published Author, tackles this sensitive issue. Examining the dynamics of shelter living and the psychological costs of growing up in a low-income family, she analyzes the different behavioral outcomes that result in living in such conditions. Parenting methods, environment, and social support are also considered. She writes this book in order to create a comprehensive solution to the needs of homeless families and their children.