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Negotiating the Curves Toward Employment: A Guide About Youth Involved in the Foster Care System

Jan 29, 2007 Publication
Guides

This Guide applies the Guideposts for Success to meeting the needs of youth in foster care with and without disabilities.

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Youth Involved in the Foster Care System

Jan 29, 2007 Publication
Briefs

This is a Brief providing overview of challenges faced by youth in the foster care system and efforts to ensure their successful transition to adulthood.

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The Workforce Development System & the Professional Development of Youth Service Professionals: Why Professional Development?

Nov 16, 2006 Publication
Briefs

This is an InfoBrief identifying benefits of professional development of youth service professionals and suggesting actions for policymakers eager to support such training in their areas.

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KSA Professional Development Plan

Nov 16, 2006 Publication

This planning tool is for youth service professionals to assess their knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs), set professional development goals based on this assessment, and track progress towards those goals.

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Paving the Way to Work: A Guide to Career-Focused Mentoring

Nov 16, 2006 Publication
Guides

This is a guide addressing the needs of youth with disabilities during their transition from school to work with a particular focus on career-focused mentoring.

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Benefits Planning for Youths with Disabilities

Mar 02, 2006 Publication
Briefs

This is a brief providing an overview of benefits for youth with disabilities, as well as discussion of the importance of benefits planning, financial management, and asset accumulation.

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