This webinar explored the potential impact of COVID-19 on young care leavers, and strategies to strengthen their social and emotional wellbeing.
Young people's experiences of leaving care and their support needs: Recent research and promising practices
This webinar discussed young people’s experiences leaving care in Victoria and provided two examples of promising practices in New South Wales.
Young people transitioning from out-of-home care: What do public inquiries tell us about the state of current policy and practice in Australia?
This short article summarises key messages from recent public inquiries about supporting young people leaving out-of-home care.
This webinar discussed recent research on the social and economic benefits of extending care to young people transitioning to adulthood.
Young people leaving care have specific needs and are at greater risk of contact with the justice system.
Recent research from the UK highlights the factors that influence the likelihood of a child re-entering the child protection system.
Extending the age of leaving care to 21 years would result in a range of socio-economic benefits, writes Dr Tatiana Corrales.
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
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care
Leaving care is a major life transition that involves high levels of anxiety and complexity for the young people involved. The process is made more difficult when young people transitioning from Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) services are also involved in the juvenile justice system.