Research has demonstrated that as many as one in five children/youth have a diagnosable mental health disorder. Read about how coordination between public service agencies can improve treatment for these youth.
We spoke with Carrie via email in May and June 2014.
Carrie S., 20, was named National Student of the Year by Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and served as an intern with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). She is now a junior at the University of North Dakota, pursuing a double major in communications and international studies. Carrie shares her experiences working to promote safe driving among teens and her belief in the power of youth voice in government.
Conducts intensive reviews to help determine which program and policy interventions have been proven effective, conducted a systematic review of youth development interventions with an impact on adolescent sexual and reproductive health outcomes. The Guide found evidence to recommend interventions that are coordinated with community service to reduce sexual risk behaviors in adolescents.
The TA Partnership, a collaboration of organizations, provides a model for the family/youth professional relationship that is an essential value of the systems of care work. Families and youth must share a leadership role in planning, implementing, and evaluating family-driven and youth-guided systems of care in their community.
This factsheet reports the initial findings of a demonstration project to observe faith-based organizations providing services to at-risk youth. The project hopes to foster better connections between these organizations and other institutions.
To address the challenges faced by students living in communities of concentrated poverty, Promise Neighborhoods grantees and their partner organizations will plan to provide services from early learning to college and career, including programs to improve the health, safety, and stability of neighborhoods, and boost family engagement in student learning.