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Research review: young people leaving care

By M Stein

Abstract

This paper reviews the international research on young people leaving care. Set in the context of a social exclusion framework, it explores young people's accelerated and compressed transitions to adulthood, and discusses the development and classification of leaving care services in responding to their needs. It then considers the evidence from outcome studies and argues that adopting a resilience framework suggests that young people leaving care may fall into three groups: young people 'moving on', 'survivors' and 'victims'. In concluding, it argues that these three pathways are associated with the quality of care young people receive, their transitions from care and the support they receive after care

Year: 2006
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2006.00439.x
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.whiterose.ac.uk:4159

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