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ERIC Number: ED510677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 52
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1097-3125
An Employment Training and Job Placement Program for Foster Youth Making the Transition to Adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
Dworsky, Amy; Havlicek, Judy
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
This report describes the results of a study that used administrative data to better understand the need for employment-related services and supports among youth in foster care and how one community-based employment training and job placement program in Chicago is trying to address those needs. Among other things, the report describes the characteristics and placement histories of the foster youth the program serves, their engagement in employment training activities, and their placement in subsidized jobs. Appended are: (1) Number of Foster Youth Assigned to and Engaged in Employment and Training Activities in 2007; (2) Number of Foster Youth Assigned to and Engaged in Employment Training Activities in 2008; (3) Number of Foster Youth Assigned to and Engaged in Employment Training Activities in 2009; (4) Number of Hours Assigned to and Engaged in Employment and Training Activities in 2007 (N = 124); (5) Number of Hours Assigned to and Engaged in Employment Training Activities in 2008; (6) Number of Hours Assigned to and Engaged in Employment Training Activities in 2009; (7) Unweighted Employers; and (8) Weighted Employers (N = 124). (Contains 19 tables and 12 footnotes.) [Financial support was provided by the Woods Foundation.]
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. 1313 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Tel: 773-753-5900; Fax: 773-753-5940; Web site: http://www.chapinhall.org
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
Identifiers - Location: Illinois