Relationships between Youth and Caseworker Perceptions of the Service Context and Foster Youth Outcomes

This Chapin Hall issue brief reviews: child welfare workers’ perceptions of county-level availability of training and the range of services available for transition-age foster youth; workers’ views about the collaboration between child welfare departments and other service delivery systems; and the correlation between foster youth satisfaction with training and services and outcomes in education, homelessness, employment and health. The analysis relies on longitudinal studies from the California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (CalYOUTH) conducted in 2013 and 2015. Report findings point to the need for increased collaboration among child welfare and other systems, as well as connection of foster youths’ satisfaction with offered services to support service delivery.
Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
June, 2019
Date: 
June 2019
Source: 
Partner Resources
State: 
California
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
  • Education and Training
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
    • Youth in Transition
  • TANF Program Administration
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