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Smith, Wendy Benjamin, 1946-
Youth leaving foster care : a developmental, relationship-based approach to practice / Wendy B. Smith
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV881 .S66 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Foster children -- Services for -- United States
Foster children -- Psychology
Foster children -- Counseling of
Foster children -- Family relationships -- United States
Foster children -- Deinstitutionalization -- United States
Ex-foster children -- United States -- Social conditions
Ex-foster children -- Education -- United States
Foster children -- Government policy -- United States
Physical Description xvii, 301 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-286) and index
Contents Setting the stage -- Introduction to part I -- The child welfare system as context -- Theoretical perspectives -- Development -- Introduction to part II -- Neurobiology and development -- The importance of early attachments -- Adolescent development in foster care -- Mental health -- Introduction to part III -- Anxiety, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorders -- Mood disorders and self harm -- Substance abuse -- Mental health dimensions of delinquency -- Program considerations -- Introduction to part IV -- Populations needing special attention -- Transition to adulthood: education, employment, and relationships -- Transitional living programs : best practices -- Future directions -- Policy implications and directions for future research

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