Partnering with Youth Through Transitions to Adulthood: Four Strategies to Support a Health Transition.
Published: July-August 2017
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 17, No. 3 , p. 26-27
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This article discussed four tried and true partnering strategies to help foster parents support youth as they emerge into adulthood and emancipate from the child welfare system: employ a journey mindset, encourage decision-making, notice everything and remind youth about their strengths, and promote interdependence and lifelong connections.
independent living; child rearing; foster adolescents; aging out; independent living skills; parent child relationships; decision making