Intervening with Youth in the Transition from Care to Independent Living

  • Varda R. Mann-Feder Associate Professor, Department of Applied Human Sciences, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Keywords: Youth in Care, Independent Living, Home Leaving

Abstract

This article outlines recommendations for intervention with youth transitioning to independent living based on the results of the author’s own program of qualitative research, literature on the theory of Emerging Adulthood, and recent findings in relation to the experiences of youth leaving home to live on their own. The emphasis is on designing services that can more closely approximate the normative transition to adulthood.

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Published
2020-11-16
How to Cite
Mann-Feder, V. (2020). Intervening with Youth in the Transition from Care to Independent Living. Journal of Child and Youth Care Work, 23, 8-13. https://doi.org/10.5195/jcycw.2010.20
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Research and Practice Articles