Putting Youth Relationship Education on the Child Welfare Agenda: Findings from a Research and Evaluation Review (Executive Summary)

ReportChild WelfareDec 1 2012

This document reviews the research and evaluation evidence on relationship education for youth in foster care, discusses the needs of disadvantaged young people around intimate partner relationships, summarizes research on the implications of relationships for child development, identifies common ground and also gaps in the research, and identifies opportunities to further improve relationship skills among these disadvantaged young people.