Experts Talk Developing a Model for Extended Foster Care and Re-Entry Policies

Posted October 17, 2016, By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

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The Jim Casey Youth Oppor­tu­ni­ties Ini­tia­tives webi­nar, Mod­el Exten­sion of Care and Re-Entry Poli­cies — Cre­at­ing a Legal Struc­ture that Pro­motes Engage­ment, explores key com­po­nents of a youth-engag­ing extend­ed fos­ter care sys­tem. More than half the states have extend­ed fos­ter care beyond age 18, but many are strug­gling to build a sys­tem that engages youth and serves them well. This ses­sion explores mod­el pro­grams and poli­cies in var­i­ous states as well as reform plans.

The webi­nar is the final in a six-part series titled, Lever­ag­ing the Strength­en­ing Fam­i­lies Act. The Pre­vent­ing Sex Traf­fick­ing and Strength­en­ing Fam­i­lies Act (SFA) con­tains pro­vi­sions to help increase the num­ber of youth placed in per­ma­nent fam­i­lies and con­nect­ed with car­ing adults as they tran­si­tion to adulthood.

Pre­sen­ters for this webi­nar included:

Pre­vi­ous webi­na­rs in this series:

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