By Philip Mendes, Pamela Snow
This ebook demanding situations and revises latest methods of pondering leaving care coverage, perform and study at nearby, nationwide and foreign degrees. Bringing jointly individuals from fifteen nations, it covers various topical coverage and perform concerns inside of nationwide, overseas or comparative contexts. those contain early life justice, incapacity, entry to better schooling, the position of advocacy teams, moral demanding situations and cultural components. In doing so it demonstrates that, when kids are universally a weak team, there are giant variations of their stories of out-of-home care and transitions from care, and their shorter and longer-term results. both, there are major adaptations among jurisdictions when it comes to the legislative, coverage and perform helps and possibilities made on hand to them. this crucial edited assortment is key interpreting for all those that paintings with youngsters from care, together with social employees, counsellors, and early life and neighborhood practitioners, in addition to for college kids and students of kid welfare.
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Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care: International Research, Policy and Practice by Philip Mendes, Pamela Snow