Webinar: Children with Disabilities in Foster Care Transitioning to Adulthood

Schedule

  • Date:
    Tuesday: March 26, 2013
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    2.0 hours

Presenter(s)

Moderator(s)

Description

Introducing Part I of a two part series on Youth in Foster Care

Imagine being 18 years old and so far behind in school due to numerous moves and school changes that graduation and employment are merely pipe dreams. This is just one of the many challenges children in foster care face due to their unique circumstances.

This segment of the webinar will help answer some basic questions regarding:

  • The Foster Care system and how children come into foster care;
  • Who the children are ,
  • Who ages out of foster care and how their life circumstances create challenges that differ from other children of the same age with disabilities;
  • Who the key players are and what their roles are in the lives of children in foster care;
  • And lastly, we will look at strategies and available resources that may assist children with disabilities in foster care successfully transition into adulthood.

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar

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Transcript


PowerPoint Presentation