Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Transitional housing program for emancipated foster youth: A grant proposal
by Taylor, Cole D., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2011, 54; 1499308
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project is to develop a grant that will assist emancipated foster youth in transitioning from the child welfare system to independent living. The project will include a review of the literature regarding foster youth and the various challenges they face before, during, and after being in the foster care system. The alarming rates of homelessness and mental illnesses among this population are emphasized and incorporated into the development of the program. The writer will also discuss the grant application process and the funding source. The project aims to provide a supportive and stable environment for emancipated foster youth to enable them to succeed in life.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Potts, Marilyn
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 50/01M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work
Publication Number: 1499308
ISBN: 978-1-124-85806-7
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