A CASA Roadmap for Teens -Self Care & Health
During the transition to adulthood, teens are often surprised about the costs of health care and self care. This section of the Life Skills roadmap looks at assisting youth know more about the steps to see their health care providers, understand insurance and manage prescriptions – all areas that placement and caseworkers have managed for them. This section also looks at the importance of self care.
The Foster Club Transition Kit includes a section on Self Care and Health to assess the readiness of the youth and what additional information, training or actions are needed. Use the “route” page (picture below) to discuss with your Youth. Click on the picture to view and print this page.
Now track the answers and plan the next steps using the Tracking Template for Self Care & Health (pictured below.) Click on the picture to view and print this page.