Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood - Guidance for Foster Parents

$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

Due to the age of the material, this course will be discontinued from our library on 03/25/2020.

CEU Course Description

This course provides guidance on how to help youth and emerging adults build a foundation for a successful transition to adult life outside of foster care by discussing: the transition to adulthood; unique challenges for youth exiting foster care; adolescent development and changes in the brain; laws and programs to support transitioning youth; and the critical role of foster parents.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain what studies have shown to be the ramifications on youth who exit foster care when compared to their peers.

2.  Investigate all of the items that the caseworker is required by law to do before a youth exits foster care.

3.  Identify what experts in the field of youth development recommend that foster parents and other adults in their lives do to support transitioning youth.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2015-01-27

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