xiv, 401 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
0226637832 cloth alkaline paper
John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation series on mental health and development. Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Why focus on the transition to adulthood for vulnerable populations? / D. Wayne Osgood ... [et al.] The transition to adulthood for youth "aging out" of the foster care system / Mark E. Courtney and Darcy Hughes Heuring The transition to adulthood for adolescents in the juvenile justice system : a developmental perspective / He Len Chung, Michelle Little, and Laurence Steinberg Policy and program perspectives on the transition to adulthood for adolescents in the juvenile justice system / David M. Altschuler Young adults reentering the community from the criminal justice system : the challenge of becoming an adult / Christopher Uggen and Sara Wakefield Prisoner reentry and the pathways to adulthood : policy perspectives / Jeremy Travis and Christy A. Visher Homeless youth and the perilous passage to adulthood / John Hagan and Bill McCarthy Transition for young adults who received special education services as adolescents : a time of challenge and change / Phyllis Levine and Mary Wagner Transition experiences of young adults who received special education services as adolescents : a matter of policy / Phyllis Levine and Mary Wagner Risks along the road to adulthood : challenges faced by youth with serious mental disorders / J. Heidi Gralinski-Bakker ... [et al.] Coping with mental health problems in young adulthood : diversity of need and uniformity of programs / Phillip M. Lyons, Jr., and Gary B. Melton Adolescents with disabilities in transition to adulthood / Robert Wm. Blum Youth with special health care needs and disabilities in transition to adulthood / Patience Haydock White and Leslie Gallay The transition to adulthood for troubled youth and families : common themes and future directions / E. Michael Foster ... [et al.].