User Portal


Merchandise Details

Full refunds for most items within 45 days. Bookstore credit only, after 45 days. Other restrictions may apply. Orders are not shipped until paid in full.

Child Welfare Journal Vol. 97, No. 5 Special Issue: Teens & Young Adults (Digital PDF)
Member Price$28.00
Non-Member Price$35.00
Merchandise Description

In This Issue:‚Äč


Special Foreword: Twenty Years after the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 ('Chafee'): What We Know Now About Meeting the Needs of Teens and Young Adults

Cassandra Simmel and Victoria Kelly


Mentoring for Teens with Child Welfare Involvement: Permanency Outcomes from a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Fostering Healthy Futures for Teens Program

Heather N. Taussig, Kimberly Bender, Rachel Bennett, Katie Massey Combs, Orah Fireman and Robyn Wertheimer


Meeting Teens’ Needs and Preventing Unnecessary Out-of-Home Placements in Delaware

Karen Angelici, Jaime Dohn and Pamela Clarkson Freeman


From Data to Practice: The Impact of Placement with Family on Permanency and Well-Being

Jorge Cabrera, Matthew Claps, Kirk O’Brien, Yvonne H. Roberts, Whitney L. Rostad, Toni Rozanski, Stephen Shimshock and Amy Sharp Zimmermann


Early Warning Indicators of Dropping Out of School for Teens Who Experienced Foster Care

Elysia V. Clemens, Trent Lalonde, Kristin Klopfenstein and Alison Sheesley


Transition Age Youth (TAY) Needs Assessment: Feedback from TAY and Providers Regarding TAY Services, Resources, and Training

Tawny R. Spinelli, Tracey J. Riley, Nicole E. St. Jean, Jessica D. Ellis, Jonathan E. Bogard and Cassandra L. Kisiel


Speaking Back to the System: Recommendations for Practice and Policy from the Perspectives of Youth Formerly in Foster Care who are LGBTQ

Sarah Mountz, Moshoula Capous-Desyllas and Nayeli Perez


‘Not Independent Enough’: Exploring the Tension Between Independence and Interdependence among Former Youth in Foster Care who are Emerging Adults

Kim Hokanson, Kate E. Golden, Erin Singer and Stephanie Cosner Berzin


Connect: An Attachment-Based and Trauma-Informed Program for Foster Parents of Teens

Marlene M. Moretti, Katherine A. O’Donnell and Victoria Kelly


Long-Term Economic Benefit of Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) for Adolescent Females Referred to Congregate Care for Delinquency

Lisa Saldana, Mark Campbell, Leslie Leve and Patricia Chamberlain


A Longitudinal Examination of Service Utilization and Trauma Symptoms among Young Women with Prior Foster Care and Juvenile Justice System Involvement

Daschel J. Franz, Amanda M. Griffin, Lisa Saldana and Leslie D. Leve


Examining Non-response Bias in the National Youth in Transition Database

Rachel Rosenberg, Claire Kelley, Sarah Kelley and Alaina Flannigan


Transitioning from Foster Care to Independence: Lessons from Recent Research and Next Steps

Mary Elizabeth Collins