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On SAGE Insight: A Comparison of Foster Care Reentry After Adoption in Two Large U.S. States

From Research on Social Work Practice The U.S. child welfare system has three essential goals for children who enter foster care: safety, permanence, and well-being. Among the three goals, permanence refers to the achievement of a legal, permanent family living … Continue reading

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Aging out: Youths’ perspectives on foster care and the transition to independence

From Qualitative Social Work Former foster youth experience unemployment, homelessness, criminal justice system involvement, and early parenthood at higher rates than young adults in the general American population. Former foster youth seem to be particularly vulnerable during the transition from … Continue reading

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