Clipped Wings: A Restorative Life Coaching Guide for Youth Transitioning in the Justice or Foster Care System.
Manning, T. Denise.
Published: April 2016
Intended for youth transitioning out of the justice or foster care system, this guide book discusses strategies that youth can use to reach their goals. Chapters discuss: the role of consistency, persistence, and self-love in helping you reach your goals; the importance of clearly defining goals and taking responsibility for your life; the need to find people to be on your team that have genuine respect for youth and for your ideas; preparing to take responsibility for your life and learning skills to survive the hard times; giving forgiveness and accepting reality; knowing your rights in the foster care system; developing tough skin and not letting anyone derail you from reaching your goals; reentering the community with a positive approach and the determination of making it a better living place; making educational and career plans; setting employment and career goals and starting to work for the achievement of these goals; and getting ready for the independent life; and using the vision board technique to help visualize your dreams.
foster adolescents; guidelines; independent living; independent living skills; aging out; resilience