Report Provides Insights into the Employment Training and Job Placement Needs of Foster Youth

June 28, 2010

This Chapin Hall report describes the results of
a study that used administrative data to better understand the need for
employment-related services and supports among youth in foster care and how one
community-based employment training and job placement program is trying to
address those needs. The report highlights the characteristics and placement
histories of the foster youth the program serves, their engagement in
employment training activities, and their placement in subsidized jobs.
Read An Employment
Training and Job Placement Program for Foster Youth Making the Transition to
Adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
by Amy Dworsky and Judy