Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 March 2011

320 Pages | 5 line-cuts and 14 boxes

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195375596

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Youth Leaving Foster Care

A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Wendy B. Smith

  • Integrates theory, current research, practice, and policy
  • Emphasizes development and relationship as foundational to improving youth outcomes
  • Offers principles for practice in mental health treatment, education and employment, and transitional living programs
  • Provides extended case vignettes which illustrate both theory and practice issues
  • Includes a section on "crossover kids," delinquency, and the juvenile justice system
  • Covers populations that require special attention, including youth with disabilities, LGBT youth, and pregnant and parenting youth

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