expanding foster care
Promoting Youth Development and Independent Living Services for Youth in Foster Care
Discusses efforts to promote a positive youth development approach in foster care, and the disappointing outcomes and barriers experienced by young people leaving the foster care system between the ages of 18 and 21.
Outcomes for Young Adults Who Experienced Foster Care
Highlights the role of extending support during the critical transition through young adulthood by providing a brief review of adult outcome literature and discussing the results from a follow-up study of foster children for whom reunification was not planned.