Supporting adolescents on the edge of care - using short stays in residential units to prevent longer term care


There has been renewed and increased focus on preventative strategies for adolescents on the edge of care in the UK. This has been driven, in part, by the rising number of young people in care (currently at its highest in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jo Dixon (Dept. Social Policy and Social Work, University of York)
  2. Jenny Lee (University of York)
  3. Sarah Ellison (Dept Health Sciences, University of Yok)

Topic Areas

Prevention and family intervention programs , Residential child care


OS-29 » Transitions to Adulthood from Care (16:30 - Thursday, 15th September, Sala 5)