Identification of Looked After Young People and Care Leavers by Justice Agencies

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Looked after young people and care leavers have frequently faced a range of adverse childhood events, struggle in their journey into adulthood and lack the consistent support that their non-looked after peers benefit from, including from family and social networks that they can rely on in times of crisis. This Info Sheet advises on who is a looked after person/carer leaver, how and why it’s important to identity them and how they can be supported.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2016


  • care experienced young people
  • justice agencies
  • looked after young people
  • care leavers

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