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Presented at the 20th Annual Research Conference

Supporting the Self-Determination of Youth with Disabilities in Foster Care

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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F

Presenting: Laurie Powers

All Authors for this paper: Laurie Powers; Sarah Geenen

Presentation Type: poster presentation

Synopsis: Youth in foster care with mental health or other disabilities face a "double whammy" of barriers associated with being in foster care and experiencing disability. This presentation will overview practice and policy barriers facing youth with disabilities in care, and describe two randomized field-test studies underway to evaluate the efficacy of a self-determination enhancement intervention for preparing youth to improve their education and transition outcomes.

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM