Mendes, Philip

Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care

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Table of contents

Part I. Particularly Vulnerable Groups of Care Leavers

1. The Double-Bind: Looked After Children, Care Leavers and Criminal Justice
Nicola Carr, Siobhán McAlister

2. Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care in Victoria, Australia: Strengthening Support Services for Dual Clients of Child Protection and Youth Justice
Philip Mendes, Pamela C. Snow, Susan Baidawi

3. Supporting Young People with an Intellectual Disability Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care to Adult Life in Queensland, Australia
Sarah MacDonald, Kathy Ellem, Jill Wilson

4. A Comparison of Young People with a Disability Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care in Australia and Northern Ireland
Pamela Snow, Berni Kelly, Philip Mendes, Delia O’Donohue

Part II. Pathways to Educational Success

5. Towards a National Policy Framework for Care Leavers in Australian Higher Education
Andrew Harvey, Patricia McNamara, Lisa Andrewartha

6. I Want to Be Someone, I Want to Make a Difference: Young Care Leavers Preparing for the Future in South Australia
Dee Michell, Claudine Scalzi

7. Muddling Upwards: The Unexpected, Unpredictable and Strange on the Path from Care to High Achievement in Victoria, Australia
Jacqueline Z. Wilson, Frank Golding

8. The Contribution of a Key Scenario to Care Leavers’ Transition to Higher Education
Yifat Mor-Salwo, Anat Zeira

9. The Drawback of Getting By—Implicit Imbalances in the Educational Support of Young People in and Leaving Care in Germany
Stefan Köngeter, Wolfgang Schröer, Maren Zeller

Part III. Comparative Policy and Practice in Different Jurisdictions

10. Leaving Care in the UK and Scandinavia: Is It All That Different in Contrasting Welfare Regimes?
Emily R. Munro, Anne-Kirstine Mølholt, Katie Hollingworth

11. Peer Research with Young People Leaving Care: Reflections from Research in England, Northern Ireland and Argentina
Berni Kelly, Jo Dixon, Mariana Incarnato

12. Researching Care Leavers in an Ethical Manner in Switzerland, Germany, Israel and China
Samuel Keller, Benjamin Strahl, Tehila Refaeli, Claire (Ting) Zhao

Part IV. An Analysis of Policy and Practice in Specific Jurisdictions

13. Young People Transitioning from Care in Australia: A Critical But Neglected Area of Policy Development
Toni Beauchamp

14. CREATE’s Advocacy for Young People Transitioning from Care in Australia
Joseph J. McDowall

15. Journeys of Exclusion: Unpacking the Experience of Adolescent Care Leavers in New Zealand
Nicola Atwool

16. Youth Leaving Care in Developing Countries: Observations from Vietnam
Mary Elizabeth Collins, Bùi Thị Thanh Tuyền

17. Young People Transitioning from Residential Care in South Africa: Welfare Contexts, Resilience, Research and Practice
Adrian D Breda, Lisa Dickens

18. Improving Institutional Care to Enhance Outcomes for Care Leavers in Russia
Evgenia Stepanova, Simon Hackett

19. Cast Out and Punished: The Experiences of Care Leavers in Jordan
Rawan W. Ibrahim

20. The Role of Informal Leaving Care Peer Support Networks in Romania
Gabriela Dima, John Pinkerton

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Family, Youth and Aging, Medical Sociology, Childhood, Adolescence and Society, Comparative Social Policy, Social Work

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