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Extended Foster Care for Transition-Age Youth: An Opportunity for Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting Support

Journal of Adolescent Health, 2016

Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Ivy Hammond, Andrea Lane Eastman, Jacquelyn McCroskey, Daniel Webster

Suggested Citation
Eastman, A. L. (2016). Extended Foster Care for Transition-Age Youth: An Opportunity for Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting Support. Journal of Adolescent Health, 58 (4), 485-487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.11.015 

Conclusions
Child welfare systems are now charged with coordinating transitional services for foster youth beyond age 18 years. Extended foster care provides new opportunities for pregnancy prevention work and targeted parenting support.

 

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