Young people leaving care have specific needs and are at greater risk of contact with the justice system.
Report - Rapid review of sources of evidence on the views, experiences and perceptions of children in care and care leavers (UK)
This report from the UK Children's Commissioner looks at the evidence relating to engagement with children in care, and care leavers.
Event dates: 10-12 August, 2017, Sydney, NSW.
This report considers the range of potential benefits from introducing a program of support that extends the age of leaving care from 18 to 21 years.
Event dates: 3-4 May 2017, Sydney, NSW.
Recent research from the UK highlights the factors that influence the likelihood of a child re-entering the child protection system.
This report by the University of NSW explores the life experiences for children who grew up in out-of-home care in the twentieth century in Australia.
Extending the age of leaving care to 21 years would result in a range of socioeconomic benefits, writes Dr Tatiana Corrales.
Report - Striving for Independence: Two-Year Impact Findings from the Youth Villages Transitional Living Evaluation (USA)
This report presents evaluation findings of the Transitional Living program, which aims to help young people make a successful transition to adulthood
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care