Better Futures: Helping Young People in Foster Care with Mental Health Challenges Prepare for and Participate in Higher Education.
Special Issue: Education and Employment.
Phillips, Lee Ann. Oca, Shereen. Geenen, Sarah. Powers, Laurie.
Published: Summer 2013
Vol. 27, No. 1 , p. 5-8
This article presents preliminary findings of the Better Futures Project at the Pathways Research and Training Center, which encourages youth with foster care and mental health systems experience to attend college through exposure to college campuses, near-peer support, and workshops. (Author abstract)
foster adolescents; postsecondary education; program descriptions; mental disorders