Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood - Guidance for Foster Parents

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

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.

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Added On: 2015-01-27

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