Working with Youth to Develop a Transition Plan

Type: 
Guide/Toolkit
Published: August, 2018
Organization: 
Children's Bureau
Series: 
Bulletin for Professionals
Abstract: 

This guide from the Children’s Bureau outlines the federal legislative requirements of transition plans for child welfare professionals and other providers who work with youth aging out of foster care. It provides information about the planning process that includes breaking down long term goals into incremental goals that are specific and measurable. This guide discusses how caseworkers can partner with transitioning youth to develop a strength-based plan that supports their needs over time. It includes additional resources.

Number of Pages: 
10
Availability: 
Available for free download on the Child Welfare Information Gateway website at: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/transitional_plan.pdf
Accession Number: 
25756