Resource: Barriers to Authentic Youth Engagement in Permanency Planning

This report (PDF, 64 pages) summarizes findings from a series of focus groups conducted with youth and young adults, as well as interviews with relevant stakeholders, about their personal experiences with authentic engagement and the perceived barriers to implementing authentic engagement. The report includes a list of the most common barriers identified by the Quality Improvement Center on Engaging Youth in Finding Permanency (QIC-EY) Youth Engagement Advisory Council. Learn more (PDF, 64 pages).