Aging Out

Aging Out

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Aging out is American popular culture vernacular used to describe anytime a youth leaves a formal system of care designed to provide services below a certain age level.There are a variety of applications of the phrase throughout the youth development field. In respect to foster care, aging out is the process of a youth transitioning from the formal control of the foster care system towards independent living. It is used to describe anytime a foster youth leaves the varying factors of foster care, including home, school and financial systems. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services defines an "aging out" case as, "a situation referring to a person's petition to become a permanent legal resident as a child, and in the time that passes during the processing of the application, the child turns 21 and ages out.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Spir
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135624512
  • 9786135624519