Next Chapter Symposium: Resources to Support Youth Aging-Out of Foster Care REGISTER NOW!!!

Published: February 13th, 2020

 

The Arizona Department of Education, First Star ASU Academy, CASA of Maricopa County, and Voices for CASA Children are proudly presents the Next Chapter Symposium: Resources to Support Youth Aging-Out of Foster Care. When youth age out of the foster care system they face a barrage of challenges. This cross governmental partnership aims to serve not only the youth aging-out of foster care, but those that support them as well.

The symposium will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 2020 from 8am-5pm at the ASU Tempe Campus Memorial Union. This FREE symposium will be open to CASA, the foster care review board, school staff, licensed/non-licensed foster parents, group home providers, organizations serving foster youth, and anyone who supports foster youth. Breakout sessions & resource tables will address the challenges that youth in foster care face along with any resources to face those challenges.

Topics to include:

Homelessness Career Development Teen Parenting
Food Insecurity Mental Health Workforce
Education Safe Dating Independent Living/YAP
Health Insurance Vital Documents Sex/Labor Trafficking
LGBTQA+ Support Substance Use & Abuse Scholarships

Be sure to register now for this FREE day of resources that will equip participants to better serve youth aging out of the foster care system.