(2012) An Approach to Life Skills Group Work With Youth in Transition to Independent Living: Theoretical, Practice, and Operational Considerations

The authors, seasoned and experienced group workers and researchers with youth leaving the child welfare system, will present a conceptual framework and set of practices for helping youth gain those life skills essential to effective transition and independence. The article addresses key concepts such as life skills, the nature of transition, and independence, its requirements and its support. (Journal: Residential Treatment for Children and Youth)