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Young People Leaving Care : Supporting Pathways to Adulthood.

Author: Mike Stein
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Stein
ISBN: 9780857005052 0857005057 1849052441 9781849052443 9781283905879 1283905876
OCLC Number: 809768150
Description: 1 online resource (202 pages)
Contents: Young People Leaving Care: Supporting Pathways to Adulthood; Acknowledgements; 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 2: Pathways to Adulthood; 4. Being in Settled, Safe Accommodation; 5. Carers 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 Ideas12. Promoting Resilience from Care to Adulthood; Appendix 1: Needs Assessment and Content of PathwayPlans for Relevant and Former Relevant Children; Appendix 2: Planning for Education, Trainingand Careers; References; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page.

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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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This book maps out the journey that young people take when leaving the care system... I would suggest that it is read by anyone working with young people in or from care. It should be used as a key Read more...

 
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