Bridging The Gap From Teen To Adult: How Foster Care Alumni Of America Is Improving Life After Foster Care.
Published: March-April 2018
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 18, No. 1 , p. 42-43
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This article discusses the role of Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) in advocating for improved child welfare services, increased opportunity for older youth, and support for those who come through the system. The publication of “Flux: Life After Foster Care” is noted, as well as Flux materials and trainings. Key priorities presented on the federal level which directly impact all system involved youth are described.
foster care alumni; foster adolescents; aging out; independent living; independent living skills; child advocacy; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS