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dc.contributor.authorPollack, Daniel
dc.contributor.authorElias, Kate
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-25T22:52:00Z
dc.date.available2019-09-25T22:52:00Z
dc.date.issued2014-06
dc.identifier.citationPollack, Daniel ; Elias, Kate. (June 2014). Writing for Teenagers in Foster Care About Their Legal Rights. Policy & Practice 72(3:en_US
dc.identifier.issn72(3)
dc.identifier.urihttps://search.proquest.com/docview/1539750766?accountid=15178en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12202/4736
dc.descriptionLegal notesen_US
dc.description.abstractWashington State Department of Social and Health Services Children's Administration, The Mockingbird Society, http://independence.wa.gov/ pdf/YourRightsbooklet.pdf These, and other similar handbooks, introduce teenage readers to their rights and responsibilities, as well as mentioning such things as the structure of the department, the fair hearing/grievance procedure, skills for daily living, and a list of helpful resources. Some of the greatest needs identified were related, but not exclusive to legal rights within the foster system, including creating a written transition plan; compiling a file of important personal documents and phone numbers; information about addiction and substance abuse; obtaining a high-school diploma or GED; and, advocating for mental health services.2 In general, those resources that acknowledge each youth as a whole person seem to be most accessible and useful, in part because they communicate that someone really cares about that youth's legal rights.en_US
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dc.publisherAmerican Public Human Services Association-APHSAen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPolicy & Practice;
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectfoster careen_US
dc.subjectchildren & youthen_US
dc.subjectschool attendanceen_US
dc.subjectteenagersen_US
dc.subjectadolescentsen_US
dc.subjecthealth servicesen_US
dc.subjectYouth -- legal rightsen_US
dc.titleWriting for Teenagers in Foster Care About Their Legal Rights/en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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