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Aging Out of Foster Care
August 31, 2012  

Dianna Walters with the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, Martin Zanghi with USM and Therese Cahill-Low with the DHHS Office of Child and Family Services will join in a discussion about young adults who "age out" of Foster Care. What becomes of young people with no permanent family connections? What needs to happen to give them a better chance in life? And, how does new research about the brain apply to them?

 

 

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

 

White paper on adolescent brain research

 

Maine Youth Leadership Advisory Team

 

Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

 

Maine Department of Health and Human Services

 

 

Maine Watch logo

 

Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks episode #2741

 

 

[The "Aging Out of Foster Care" episode originally aired on Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks June 21, 2012.]

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