Researchers examined features of promising occupations for at-risk youth with sufficient compensation to set them on a path to becoming become independent adults.
Opportunities in two fields were highlighted – health care and construction. A number of work-based learning and career pathway programs were also discussed, including a Health Professions Opportunity Grants initiative.
Report Title: Connecting At-Risk Youth To Promising Occupations http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/resource/connecting-at-risk-youth-to-promising-occupations
Agency Sponsor: ACF-OPRE, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Federal Contact: Erica Zielewski, 202-401-5995
Performer: Mathematica Policy Research
Record ID: 9987 (March 14, 2013)