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This report and recommendations have been developed to improve the housing journey of care leavers in Scotland, and prevent homelessness for people with experience of care.
In this chapter from the book Education in Out-of-Home Care the authors highlight ongoing legislative and policy challenges related to postsecondary education for care leavers.
The aim of this study was to examine factors and processes of change that occurred through participation in a residential family preservation/reunification programme from the perspectives of service users and staff.
This chapter aims to present and discuss the theoretical–methodological procedure of ecological engagement, used in a research with five adolescents in family reunification.
The current study employed a cluster analysis to identify unique patterns of functioning among adolescent mothers leaving foster care aged 19.
The purpose of this study was to explore early adulthood education and employment trajectories among young adults who experienced out-of-home care during childhood and to examine how various care history factors predict these trajectories.
This webinar - presented by the Kenya Society of Care Leavers (KESCA), the Uganda Care Leavers (UCL), The Better Care Network and Changing the Way We Care - offered policy makers, practitioners, advocates and careleavers a unique opportunity to listen and learn from two leaders of careleaver associations who highlighted two recent documents that illustrate the careleaver experience within and outside of care.
This chapter from 'Families in Motion: Ebbing and Flowing through Space and Time' explores an overlooked theme across the literature: capturing the experience of childhood family disruption and transitional flux between foster family homes and the independent sensemaking into the present of young care-experienced parents.
The literature examining reunification for American Indian children reveals mixed findings regarding racial differences. Studies that isolate the impact of race on reunification while controlling for other covariates are needed, and this study fills that gap.
This exploratory study gathered perspectives from legal professionals regarding the challenges faced by youths in out of home care and their families and necessary supports to promote successful reunification.