An Overview of Quality Programs that Support Transition-Aged Youth

Christopher M. Kalinyak, Faye A. Gary, Cheryl M. Killion, M. Jane Suresky

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This article provides a concise overview of several programs that deliver services to transition-aged youth, ages 14–29. Included are family support, the Assisting Unaccompanied Children and Youth program, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration services, the wraparound approach, intensive home-based treatment, multisystemic therapy, foster care, independent living, mentoring, the Steps to Success program, the Jump on Board for Success program, the Options program, the Positive Action program, the Transition to Success model, and the Transition to Independence Program. Primary focus is placed upon the usefulness of each of the programs in facilitating successful outcomes for transition-aged youth.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2016.437

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