Webinar Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023, 11am-noon Pacific time (2-3pm Eastern time)
Brief Bio: Justine Cheung, Dr. Cynthia Lietz, and Osha Sempel from the Arizona State University School of Social Work
Title: Equitable Standards for Transitions to Adulthood for Youth in Care: A Canadian First Voice Advocate led initiative
Presentation Summary: Many colleges and universities are creating campus-based programs to support students with a background in foster care. When considering the histories of trauma experienced by these young people, meeting mental health needs is an important part of a portfolio of services. ASuPIRE is a strengths-based, trauma-informed counseling program that was designed to respond to the unique needs of college students who aged-out and/or experienced foster care at any point across their development. This program can stand alone or can be used to supplement campus-based support programs. This approach, including its theoretical framework and related interventions, will be described.
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