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Executive Summary: Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth: outcomes at Age 21
Approaching the Transition to Adulthood: Distinctive Profiles of Adolescents Aging out of the Child Welfare System
The transition to adulthood is marked by new roles and responsibilities in such interrelated domains as education, employment, and family formation. This study investigates the capacity of… Expand
Risk for arrest: the role of social bonds in protecting foster youth making the transition to adulthood.
This study examines a sample of foster youth at the onset of the transition to adulthood and explores how social bonds are related to the risk of arrest during adulthood. Drawing from official arrest… Expand
Courtroom Workgroups and Sentencing
Sentencing decisions are the product of a group of courtroom actors, primarily judges and district attorneys. Although the structure of the courtroom workgroup and the interdependencies among members… Expand
Risks and Opportunities of Faith and Culture: The Case of Abused Jewish Women
Intimate partner abusers often focus on physical violence, but abuse may also include exploiting a partner’s faith or subculture. Alternatively, faith or subculture may be a source of strength and… Expand
From Corrections to Community: The Juvenile Reentry Experience as Characterized by Multiple Systems Involvement.
After-School Programs and Academic Impact: A Study of Chicago's After School Matters.
After-school programs for adolescents have increasingly come to be seen as a way to promote positive youth development (Eccles & Gootman, 2002; Simpkins, 2003). Although after-school programs may… Expand
Making "Community" an Authentic Part of School and Community Partnerships. Chapin Hall Discussion Paper.
Crime during the Transition to Adulthood: How Youth Fare as They Leave Out-of-Home Care
To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally-funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies. Opinions or points of view expressed are… Expand