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The State of School Social Work: Findings from the National School Social Work Survey
School social work is a large and growing subspecialty in social work practice; however, little is known about present school social work practice from a national perspective. The National SchoolExpand
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Difficulties in the Transition to Adulthood: Using Propensity Scoring to Understand What Makes Foster Youth Vulnerable
Research indicates that foster youth approaching adulthood fare poorly on a number of economic and social outcomes. Little is known, however, about whether negative outcomes stem from foster care orExpand
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Vulnerability in the transition to adulthood: Defining risk based on youth profiles
In spite of an extended transition to adulthood for many segments of the population, many youth still struggle considerably with transition outcomes. With data from the National Longitudinal SurveyExpand
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Housing experiences of former foster youth: How do they fare in comparison to other youth?
Research indicates that foster youth tend to fare poorly in a number of domains in the transition to adulthood, and the shift to independent living may be particularly challenging. However, it isExpand
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School Social Work Practice and Response to Intervention
School social workers have historically had a great deal of flexibility in the practices they use, yet few studies have systematically examined them. This study used data collected as part of theExpand
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Assessing the National School Social Work Practice Model: Findings from the Second National School Social Work Survey.
The Second National School Social Work Survey in 2014 aimed to update knowledge of school social work practice by examining how practitioner characteristics, practice context, and practice choicesExpand
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Voices of former foster youth: Supportive relationships in the transition to adulthood
As the adolescent development literature has recognized the importance of social supports in the transition to adulthood, child welfare research, policies, and programs have turned their attention toExpand
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Emerging Versus Emancipating
Emerging adulthood has been defined as a distinct developmental stage in which youth experience opportunities for identity development and transition toward independence. While this period has beenExpand
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