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Dusseldorp Skills Forum. /

by Dusseldorp Skills Forum.

Publisher: 12/17/2002 16:01:29http://www.dsf.org.au/ 2002Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 17 December 2002 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCEAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Welcome to Adelaide Central Mission. /

by Adelaide Central Mission.

Publisher: 03/02/2003 21:33:30http://www.acm.asn.au/ 07/08/2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 07/08/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Cataloguer's description: The Adelaide Central Mission provides over 40 services ranging from assisting people to break the poverty cycle to strengthening the community, working with older Australians and support for families and young people.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A Report on the Intensive Fostering Pilot Programme /

by Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.

Publisher: London, U.K. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Young people and everyday multiculturalism /

by Harris, Anita.

Publisher: London, U.K. Routledge 2013Description: xii, 162 p.Notes: Includes references pp. 146-156 & indexSummary: Unlike as with previous generations, diversity and multiculturalism are engrained in the lives of today's urban youth. Within their culturally diverse urban environments, young people from different backgrounds now routinely encounter one another in their everyday lives and negotiate and contest ways of living together and sharing civic space. What are their strategies for producing, disrupting and living well with difference, how do they create inclusive forms of belonging, and what are the conditions that militate against social cohesion amongst youth? ; This unique ethnography from education and cultural studies expert Anita Harris explores the ways young people manage conditions of cultural diversity in multicultural cities and suburbs, focusing particularly on how young people in the multicultural cities of Australia experience, define and ; produce mix, conflict, community and citizenship. ; This book illuminates rich, local approaches to living with difference from the perspective of a generation uniquely positioned to address this global challenge.[Publisher]Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Settling or surviving? : unaccompanied young adults : aged 18-25 /

by Centre for Multicultural Youth.

Publisher: Carlton, Vic. Centre for Multicultural Youth 2013Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: "A CMY policy paper" Bibliography : p. 33-34Summary: This paper was developed in response to a number of concerns being raised by service providers who were working with this group of newly arrived young people, particularly young men who had arrived onshore by boat and later been granted refugee status. It seeks to explore the specific issues facing 18-25 year old unaccompanied young adults (UYAs) who arrive onshore, and how their overall settlement can be better supported. It outlines key issues for consideration, guided by the Australian Government's settlement policy, and highlights positive strategies and recommendations.Availability: (1)

Passport to a positive future : evaluation of the Melbourne Academy.

by te Riele, Kitty | Davies, Merryn | Baker, Alison | Swain, Luke | Victoria University. Victoria Institute.

Melbourne Victoria University. Victoria Institute, 2015Description: xi, 75p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Includes bibliographical references.Summary: The Melbourne Academy is a flexible learning program for young people who experience severe disengagement from schooling, and aims to reconnect these young people with education. This is a report of an evaluation of the Melbourne Academy during 2014. It focuses on: whether and how students are 'better off' as a consequence of attending the Academy; and the distinctive aspects of the Melbourne Academy model. Research methods included interviews, questionnaires and classroom observation. Recommendations are included.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Young people's transitions from care to adulthood : international research and practice / edited by Mike Stein and Emily R. Munro.

by Stein, Mike (ed.) | Munro, Emily R (ed.) | EBSCOhost.

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008Description: 320 p. : ill.Summary: The transition from care into adulthood is a difficult step for any young person, but young people leaving care have a high risk of social exclusion, both in terms of material disadvantage and marginalisation. In Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood leading academics gather together the latest international research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. Featuring key messages for policy and practice, this book will give academics, practitioners and policymakers valuable insights into how to encourage resilience and improve outcomes for care leavers. Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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