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Financial Benefits of Extending Foster Care Outweigh Costs to Government
This report examines the financial benefits of extending foster care to age 21.
Final Wave of CalYOUTH Study Surveys Former Foster Youth at Age 23
This report presents findings from an evaluation of the impact of the California Fostering Connections to Success Act on outcomes during foster youth's...
Nearly One-Third of Foster Youth in California Not Involved with Creating Transitional Independent Living Plan
This memo investigates two aspects of foster youths’ transition planning: their roles in their transitional independent living plan development and their level...
Foster Youth Would Benefit from Emphasis on Prevention and Treatment to Reduce Justice System Involvement
This memo examines CalYOUTH participants’ justice system involvement within two timeframes: (1) involvement before their age-17 interview and (2) involvement...
Challenges in Rigorously Evaluating College Success Programs for Students Who Experienced Foster Care
This paper describes a formative evaluation of one college success program to assess its readiness for future rigorous evaluation.
Systemic Approaches to Addressing Child and Family Trauma are Key to Fully Leveraging Family First
This brief explains how trauma-informed practices support Family First implementation and recommends measures that are consistent with an established framework...