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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The Congressional Research Service has released three reports:
- Federal Youth Employment and Job Training Programs (PDF, 3 pages)
- Vulnerable Youth: Employment and Job Training Programs (PDF, 41 pages)
- Youth Labor Force Indicators in the Context of COVID-19 (PDF, 6 pages)
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).
Each webinar in the series is offered in five different date and time sessions between August and December 2020:
- Webinar 1: Substance Use Screening Tools for Adolescents
- Webinar 2: Brief Intervention for Adolescents Part I: BNI Using MI Strategies
- Webinar 3: Brief Intervention for Adolescents Part II: BNI Using MI and CBT Strategies
- Webinar 4: Discussing Options and Referring Adolescents to Treatment
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.