Vulnerable populations and the transition to adulthood.

  title={Vulnerable populations and the transition to adulthood.},
  author={D. Wayne Osgood and Eric M. Foster and Mark E. Courtney},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={20 1},
D. Wayne Osgood, E. Michael Foster, and Mark E. Courtney examine the transition to adulthood for youth involved in social service and justice systems during childhood and adolescence. They survey the challenges faced by youth in the mental health system, the foster care system, the juvenile justice system, the criminal justice system, and special education, and by youth with physical disabilities and chronic illness, as well as runaway and homeless youth. One problem is that the services these… CONTINUE READING

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