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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2017) Young people in child protection and under youth justice supervision 2015-2016. Canberra

Banghart, M (2013) Exploring the transition to adulthood by youth who have aged out of foster care and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender—A dissertation submitted to Michigan State University. Retrieved from:

Crane, P, Kaur, J and Burtin, J (2013) Homelessness and Leaving Care: The experiences of young adults in Queensland and Victoria, and implications for practice. Retrieved from:

Greeson, JKP, Garcia, AR, Kin, M, Thompson AE and Courtney, ME (2015) ‘Development & maintenance of social support among aged out foster youth who received independent living services: Results from the Multi-Site Evaluation of Foster Youth Programs’, Child and youth services review, Volume 53, Pages 1–9.

Hirzy, E (2011) Engaging adolescents: Building youth participation in the arts.  National Guild for Community Arts Education, New York

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative (2011) The Adolescent Brain: new research and its implications for young people transitioning from foster care. Retrieved from:

McLean, S (2016) ‘The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care’, CFCA Information Exchange. Retrieved from:

Robinson, E and Miller, R (2012) Adolescents and their families: Best interests case practice model—Specialist practice resource. Retrieved from

Stein, M (2006). Research Review: Young people leaving care. Social Policy Research Unit. Retrieved from:

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