Announcements

Posted: October 14, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

This guide contains practical information for direct service organizations to support their client base, providing instructions for frontline staff on how to discuss the EIP with their clients, determine if clients need to take action to request their EIP, and support clients with what to expect and how to troubleshoot common issues. Learn more.

Posted: October 14, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

This website provides updated youth financial education that makes it easier to incorporate financial education in the classroom, including new back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners. Learn more.

Posted: September 24, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs

This archived webinar discusses the variety of roles youth may hold and the importance of leveraging developmental relationships while conducting Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR). Hear directly from a youth about her experiences with YPAR. This webinar is especially useful for researchers who conduct YPAR working with youth who have or have had an incarcerated parent. Learn more.

Posted: September 17, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Children's Bureau

This public engagement opportunity — ALL IN Challenge — is seeking for the public to commit to an activity that supports children/youth or their caregivers and then sharing a picture or video of themselves with the ALL IN sign on their social media. Learn how to particpate.

Posted: September 16, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Evaluation and Planning; Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs

This webinar identifies categories of data important to collect and report on that would advance core components approaches. It also engages audience members in a discussion about how best to incentivize researchers, journal editors and others to make more complete and detailed information available to identify, test, and scale up core components of effective programs. Learn more and watch the recording.

Posted: September 16, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The guide (PDF, 30 pages), entitled "Helping Consumers Claim the Economic Impact Payment: A guide for intermediary organizations," contains step-by-step information for direct service and community organizations frontline staff on how to 1) Discuss the Economic Impact Payment with clients; 2) Determine if clients need to take action; and 3) Support clients with what to expect and how to troubleshoot common issues or address scenarios such as not having a permanent address. Learn more (PDF, 30 pages).

Posted: September 16, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP)

The IWGYP is seeking youth ages 16-24 who are interested in writing and online content development for youth audiences to join the next cohort of the YE4C Editorial Board. Learn more and apply online.

Posted: September 15, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Financial inTuition podcast focuses on a variety of topics pertaining to saving and paying for higher education, managing money, and repaying student loan debt. Our team will share interviews with financial practitioners, students and recent graduates, family members and young adults that have successfully managed their money and repaid their student loan debt. Learn more and listen.

Posted: September 15, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

The Congressional Research Service has released three reports:

Posted: September 2, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

This information about available streams of funding for human services providers, educational institutions, and individuals and families to access broadband and devices has been compiled in response to the pressing need for connectivity and internet access in these times. Learn more.

Posted: August 19, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Services Policy at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

This brief (PDF, 12 pages) explains why it is important to collect and report on a wide range of program characteristics and the kinds of characteristics that should routinely be collected and reported in order to facilitate future meta-analyses that can help the field identify core components of effective programs. Learn more (PDF, 12 pages).

Posted: August 10, 2020
Agencies & Departments:

Each webinar in the series is offered in five different date and time sessions between August and December 2020:

This four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn from adolescents about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so. Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview. Learn more.

Posted: August 4, 2020
Agencies & Departments:

HOSA-Future Health Professionals conducted the 43rd annual Virtual International Leadership Conference (VILC) with 7,300 members, advisors, judges and guests on June 24-27, 2020. Virtual ILC highlights included: 77 health-related competitive events, 64 educational workshops, 83 exhibitors, and two keynoters. Learn more and view the 2020 ILC Winners lists.

Posted: July 24, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, and the Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This study guide for the "Improvables" e-learning module can be used for self-guided learning, during a training, or in one-on-one or group supervision. The guide is intended to promote reflection on the issues and ideas raised by the module, which illustrates common mistakes providers make in attempting to have youth- and young adult-driven conversations. Learn more.

Posted: July 9, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

This national resource center on health care transition (HCT), offers new and updated resources on its revamped user-friendly website. Got Transition is now offering the updated Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition™ 3.0, which define the basic components of HCT support. The Six Core Elements 3.0 are intended for use by pediatric, family medicine, med-peds, and internal medicine practices. Learn more.

Posted: June 16, 2020
Agencies & Departments:

The ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis looms large, creating deep and disparate consequences for young people and their families. The Center for Promise's nationally representative survey of high school youth reveals their perceptions of the pandemic’s impact on their learning and their lives. The findings suggest that students are experiencing a collective trauma, and that they and their families would benefit from immediate and ongoing support. Learn more.

Posted: June 15, 2020
Agencies & Departments:

This guide (PDF, 28 pages) addresses reasons for differences in mental health etiology and outcomes among youth. While some racial and ethnic minority youth experience lower rates of lifetime mental health disorders, their disorders tend to have a more chronic course. Learn more (PDF, 28 pages).

Posted: June 15, 2020
Agencies & Departments:

The ten core competencies outlined in the report address existing gaps in youth and young-adult mental health systems, and they reflect values that translate into skills, attitudes, knowledge, and abilities of system participants. Read more.

Posted: May 28, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs

Many young people have had their summer internship plans canceled by the pandemic. The Youth Engaged 4 Change (YE4C) team is collecting a listing of paid and unpaid internships to help teens and young adults ages 16-24 build their skills during this time. You can help by sharing opportunities that will be listed on the YE4C website. Share internship opportunities.

Posted: April 30, 2020
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau

These tip sheets from the Child Welfare Information Gateway are designed for service providers to share with parents and caregivers in the context of a particular concern or question. They are not intended to tell the whole story; they merely provide a starting point for a discussion between parent and provider that is grounded in the protective factors. The information is easy to read and focuses on concrete steps that parents can take to strengthen their family. Tip sheets can be downloaded individually or as a packet in English and Spanish. Learn more.