Examine ways to help prepare young people for a successful transition from group care to community living!
How can we best help young people in residential care settings prepare for life on the outside? The editors of On Transitions From Group Care: Homeward Bound are devoted to helping answer the question of how providers of residential treatment services can improve the transition process when children in their care are transferred to less restrictive situations. Chapters focus on the challenges of this process when working with sexually aggressive youth, adolescents with behavioral or conduct disorders, and the families of young people in residential care facilities. You'll learn about model transitional living programs, ways to integrate family work into residential care, and programs that focus on social/life-skills training.
On Transitions From Group Care: Homeward Bound examines: