When young people in foster care are actively engaged in their own case and transition planning, they can take advantage of valuable opportunities to develop the skills they will need to succeed in adulthood. Learn about why young people should have a say and a seat at the table in making these critical decisions about their lives.
Case Planning for Healthy Development
This Success Beyond 18 issue brief examines the benefits of improved case and transition planning for young people in foster care.
Chafee Plus Ten: A Vision for the Next Decade
This paper examines what has been learned since enactment of the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Act of 1999, and outlines a vision for moving forward in support of youth in foster care. Includes executive summary.
Success Beyond 18 White Paper
This report outlines the policy and practice goals of the Success Beyond 18 campaign, which is focused on extended foster care done right.
Success Beyond 18: Quality Case Planning With Young Adults in Extended Care
This Success Beyond 18 issue brief focuses on the transition and case planning process and the importance of young people in foster care building strong social networks and being prepared to enter adulthood with confidence and purpose.
Transition Planning With Adolescents: A Review of Principles and Practices Across Systems
This paper addresses the need for improved case and transition planning with adolescents in foster care, and reviews best practices across other youth-serving systems that can inform recommendations for child welfare systems.