Permanency or Aging Out: Adolescents in the Child Welfare System (CW360°)
Center for Advanced Studies on Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
Readers are introduced to the complexities often present when working with adolescents in foster care. Solutions and innovations for improving practice are provided.
Articles include successes, challenges, and outcomes for youth aging out of care and youth finding permanency, current research and special challenges as youth transition from care, and personal struggles and triumphs of former foster youth, their workers, and organizations.
Child Welfare 360° (CW360°) is an annual publication that provides communities, child welfare professionals, and other human service professionals, comprehensive information on the latest research, policies and practices in a key area affecting child well-being today. The publication uses a multidisciplinary approach for its robust examination of an important issue in child welfare practice and invites articles from key stakeholders, including families, caregivers, service providers, a broad array of child welfare professionals (including educators, legal professionals, medical professionals and others), and researchers. Social issues are not one dimensional and cannot be addressed from a single vantage point. We hope that reading CW360° enhances the delivery of child welfare services across the country while working towards safety, permanency and well-being for all children and families being served.
Permanency or Aging Out: Adolescents in the Child Welfare System (CW360°).
Center for Advanced Studies on Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota.
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