Lifebook for Transitional Age Youth.
Family Care Network.
Published: May 2012
Publication Information: Family Care Network.
Intended for youth aging out of foster care and transitioning to adulthood, this lifebook focuses on seven main life categories youth can need to address for successful independence. The seven categories include: planning and organizing, including document management and using technology; educational advancement, including the creation of an education plan; employment and career, including the development of a career plan; community supports, including creating a support team, engaging in mentoring, making cultural and spiritual connections, and accessing community support services; personal living, including social skills development, healthy relationships, transportation, housing, the creation of a housing plan, the responsibilities that come with parenthood, and child care; finance and savings; and health and safety, including physical and emotional health, sexual and reproductive health, health coverage, self-care, reaction and activities, safety planning, and finding and accessing legal services. Worksheets are provided for each category and subcategory, along with space for notes and artistic expressions.
foster adolescents; planning; independent living; LIFEBOOKS; education; independent living skills; employment; housing; child care; health; well being; legal services; safety