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Young People Leaving Care Supporting Pathways to Adulthood

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ISBN-10: 1849052441

ISBN-13: 9781849052443

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mike Stein

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Description:

The journey to adulthood is a big step for all young people. However, for young people leaving care it may be far more difficult, coping with major changes in their lives and at a younger age, especially if they lack preparation and support.Young People Leaving Care explores the journey from care to adulthood through the main challenges these young people face: in being in settled accommodation, in fulfilling their potential in education, employment or training, and in achieving and maintaining good health and a positive sense of wellbeing. For each of these pathways, the book provides a comprehensive review of relevant research, how young people might be best supported, and how the…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 7/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Setting the Context
The Making of Leaving Care Law and Policy, 1948-2012
The Organisation of Leaving Care Services
Pathways to Adulthood
Being in Settled, Safe Accommodation
Carers and Accommodation
Homelessness, Housing Outcomes and Leaving Care Services
School Education - Laying the Foundations for Future Careers
Further and Higher Education, Training and Employment
Health and Well-being
Young People Needing More Support
Conclusion
A Journey of Ideas
Promoting Resilience from Care to Adulthood
Needs Assessment and Content of Pathway Plans for Relevant and Former Relevant Children
Planning for Education, Training and Careers
References
Subject Index
Author Index