Comprehensive sex education and counseling services for foster youth: A grant proposal project

by Esquivias, Carolina M., M.S.W., CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2010, 65 pages; 1486330

Abstract:

The purpose of this project was to design a program, identify potential funding sources, and write a grant to fund a comprehensive sex education and counseling service program for foster youth. An extensive literature review provided the grant-writer with knowledge about the prevalence of the sexual practices of foster youth and provided information regarding evidence-based prevention and intervention programs. The grant-writer then used this information to design a best-practices program. A search for potential funding sources via the Internet and grant databases resulted in the selection of the Hearst Foundations. A grant was then written to support a program that provides comprehensive sex education and counseling services to foster youth at Families For Children, foster care agency, in Inglewood, California.

AdviserPhilip Tan
SchoolCALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
Source TypeThesis
SubjectsSocial work; Public policy
Publication Number1486330

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