A Population at Risk: Youth "Aging Out" of the Foster Care System and Implications for Extension
Youth who age out of the foster care system are faced with many unique challenges. This article offers an overview of risk factors found within this group, occurring both before and after discharge from care. Suggestions are given for the creation of Extension programs that address the specific needs of this growing population.
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Baugh, E. J. (2008). A Population at Risk: Youth "Aging Out" of the Foster Care System and Implications for Extension. The Journal of Extension, 46(4), Article 21. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol46/iss4/21