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Author Dixon, Jo, 1967-
Title Leaving care : throughcare and aftercare in Scotland / Jo Dixon and Mike Stein.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.

Author Dixon, Jo, 1967-
Subject Youth -- Services for -- Scotland.
Youth -- Institutional care -- Scotland.
Youth -- Deinstitutionalization -- Scotland.
Social work with youth -- Scotland.
Alt Name Stein, Mike.
Description 1 online resource (191 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-184) and indexes.
Contents Introduction and background -- Throughcare and aftercare service in three authorities -- The young people and their experiences of care -- Throughcare : preparation for leaving care -- Moving on from care : the leaving care experience and early post-care destinations -- Supporting young people : aftercare -- Working together : inter-agency planning and professional support -- What makes a difference? : outcomes for young people leaving care : the follow-up study -- Conclusion : developing throughcare and aftercare services.
Summary How can social workers and agencies best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study explores the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. Analysing current policy and drawing on the findings of past research, the authors explore the experiences of young people leaving the care of three very different Scottish local authorities to demonstrate how support works in practice. They address.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1846422426 (electronic bk.)
9781846422423 (electronic bk.)
1843102021 (pbk.)
9781843102021 (pbk.)
1280538120
9781280538124
OCLC # 70296446
Additional Format Print version: Dixon, Jo, 1967- Leaving care. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005 1843102021 (DLC) 2005018119 (OCoLC)59355717



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