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Macro Perspectives on Youths Aging Out of Foster Care

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Chapter 1: Key Issues Confronting Youths Transitioning Out of Foster Care

PART I: Foundations in Research and Theory

Chapter 2: Young People Leaving Foster Care: Common Traits and Outcomes

Chapter 3: Sociological Perspectives on Youth and Young Adulthood

Chapter 4: Political Perspectives on Youth and Young Adulthood

PART II: Fundamentals of Policy

Chapter 5: Policies Related to Leaving Care, Child Welfare in General, and Other Social Welfare Issues

Chapter 6: Agenda-Setting and Policy Formation: Framing Problems and Populations

Chapter 7: Issues in Policy Implementation

PART III: Furthering Best Practice

Chapter 8: Developing a Workforce to Assist Transition-Age Youths

Chapter 9: Developing Community-Based Supports

Chapter 10: Programs and Evaluation

Chapter 11: Conclusion