Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project : final report

The California Youth Connection association of foster youth and the Bay Area Academy of San Francisco State University initiated the Youth Offering Unique Tangible Help (Y.O.U.T.H.) training project to inform social workers about the needs and perspectives of adolescents preparing for independent living. Funded with a 3-year grant from the Children’s Bureau, the project used a youth development approach to empower adolescents in foster care to develop and present the professional training program.Phase One focused on surveying transition-age foster youth and social workers about their working relationships and services. Based on this information, a curriculum was created to train …

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