Date: January 27, 2021, 3:30 - 4:30 pm ET
This listening session will provide updates about COVID-19 vaccination for teachers and school staff and will elicit your feedback on the topic. This session is targeted to federal education partners. This is intended to be a listening session to facilitate open dialogue regarding concerns related to COVID-19 vaccinations. Pre-registration is required. Learn more and register.
Date: January 27, 2021, 3:30 - 4:30 pm ET
This webpage from the Child Welfare Information Gateway shares resources on how professionals and other caring adults can support young people who are in their care during times of uncertainty. Learn more.
This webpage provides information on how states are providing valuable structure, development, training and a sense of community during the pandemic through assistive technology, distance learning, family engagement, individualized education programs, mental health, telehealth, and transition services. Learn more.
Grants.gov Deadline: February 23, 2021
JustGrants Application Deadline: March 9, 2021
This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth populations that are at risk for juvenile delinquency, victimization, and juvenile justice system involvement. Mentoring services can be one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types. Learn more and apply.
This four-week series from America's Promise Alliance and The 74 shares open letters from high school students to decision-makers in their states and communities that call for specific actions to address issues that arose from a recent town hall as top-of-mind for young people. One call to action was abundantly clear: young people want decision-makers to take their ideas and experiences into consideration. Not only because it’s the right thing to do—it’s also the smart thing to do. Learn more.
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).
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.