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Young People Leaving Care

Young People Leaving Care

Supporting Pathways to Adulthood

Mike Stein

Paperback: £25.00 / $42.50

2012, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-244-3, BIC 2: JKSN JKSB1

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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.

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