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Monday, January 24 • 15:45 - 16:30
(On-demand session released) Youth Works: Employment Outcomes for Youth from Care

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Children's Aid Foundation of Canada's Youth Works program is a national employment program that helps youth in, and from, care in their employment journey. This presentation will explore how barriers and enabling factors have impacted the success of the program and led to the scaling of the program. Come to learn more about the employment journey of youth from care.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Exploration into barriers youth from care face to employment
  • Enabling factors that support youth employment programming
  • Lessons learned in scaling a national youth employment program

Speakers
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Wendy Chan

Senior Manager, Programs, Children's Aid Foundation of Canada
Wendy Chan is the Senior Manager, Programs at Children's Aid Foundation of Canada, where her work focuses on initiatives aimed at improving outcomes for youth transitioning out of care, including employment and post-secondary education programs.
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Elizabeth Mueller

Grants Officer, Children's Aid Foundation of Canada
Elizabeth Mueller joined the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada with an interest in supporting youth transitioning from care through barrier reduction programming. Elizabeth completed her Master of Social Work with an interest in child welfare.


Monday January 24, 2022 15:45 - 16:30 EST