Foster Care To Adulthood: A Case Study

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A total of 3.3 million young adults between the ages of twenty to thirty four year olds lived with their parents in the United States are experiencing an increasingly prolonged transition to adulthood. It is no longer assumed that they will automatically become self-sufficient adults on their eighteenth birthday. The purpose of this study will be to look at how the foster care system prepare youth for life after foster care and the copping skills of emancipated foster youth. The goal of this study will be to identify areas that are barriers to youth achieving positive outcomes as they transition from foster care to adulthood. The study will look at the current programs and resources available to assist emancipated foster care youth and young

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