Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Crossover Youth

Event Date: 
September 11, 2019 - 03:00pm to 04:30pm EDT

This webinar provided overviews of the relevant research on the characteristics, traits, and needs of youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Presenters shared prominent challenges related to serving crossover youth, practical strategies for supporting them through enhanced inter- and intra-agency relationships including education agencies, and related lessons learned. During this webinar participants learned about who "crossover youth" are and the pathways they travel. Participants also:

  • Explored the characteristics and prominent needs of this population.
  • Highlighted the challenges systems face in meeting their needs, including collaboration with educators.
  • Discussed recommendations and strategies to better support this population.

Registration: Register and learn more about this free webinar.