This policy brief examines how youth in foster care, the juvenile justice system, and special education fare over time given the special challenges they face, paying particular attention to the effectiveness of programs designed to support these youth during their transition.
“How Does Foster Care Work?” is an international collection of empirical studies on the outcomes of children in foster care. Drawing on research and perspectives from leading international figures in children’s services across the developed […]
Significant amounts of money and resources are spent on child and family services, so successful evaluation of whether or not they are achieving the best outcomes is essential. This edited collection offers an international perspective […]
More than half a million children today live in out-of-home care, and many have special problems. The need for well-trained, loving foster parents has never been greater. With this book, Girls and Boys Town offers […]