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Young people leaving care : supporting pathways to adulthood

Author: Mike Stein
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
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An authoritative text highlighting the key issues affecting young people taking the step from leaving care to adulthood. Covers relevant research, policy and practice, and advises on how best to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Stein
ISBN: 9781849052443 1849052441
OCLC Number: 778990890
Description: 200 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. Part 1. Setting the Context. 2. The Making of Leaving Care Law and Policy, 1948 - 2012. 3. The Organisation of Leaving Care Services. Part Two. Pathways to Adulthood. 4. Being in Settled, Safe Accommodation. 5. Careers and Accommodation. 6. Homelessness, Housing Outcomes and Leaving Care Services. 7. School Education: Laying the Foundations for Future Careers. 8. Further and Higher Education, Training and Employment. 9. Health and Well-Being. 10. Young People Needing More Support. Part 3. Conclusion. 11. A Journey of Ideas. 12. Promoting Resilience. Appendix 1. Figure: Needs Assessment and Content of Pathway Plans for Relevant and Former Relevant Children. Appendix 2. Planning for Education, Training and Careers. References. Index.
Responsibility: Mike Stein.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the needs of care leavers and the services needed to support them to enhance their outcomes. It is a helpful resource for any professional involved with Read more...

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