High School/Young Adult: 14 to 24 years

Share with Youth: TA Series for Youth Practitioners

This technical assistance series will provide webinars, podcasts, conference calls, and videos for youth practitioners focusing on various Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act youth-related topics.

Resource: NCFY

This website provides articles highlighting resources on research, program strategies, federal news, and funding opportunities.

The Crisis of Connection for Adolescent Boys: A TAG Talk

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health, in collaboration with the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and New York University Professor of Developmental Psychology Niobe Way developed a video and two discussion guides about the crisis of connection, its impact on the health and well-being of adolescent boys, and the implications for their work with teens.

HHS and DOJ host listening session with youth who have an incarcerated parent

The effects of incarceration are felt far beyond prison walls: children, families, and communities also experience the consequences of incarceration.

Resources: Serving and Engaging Males and Young Fathers

These resources can help professionals who serve young fathers and their families to reach and engage more young fathers; influence research, practice, and policy to better address the needs of this population; and improve the lives of young fathers and their families.

Youth Formerly in Foster Care Help Create Federal Foster Care Transition Toolkit

Being a youth in foster care can be difficult. Some youth in foster care often experience trauma before entering into the foster care system. Once youth enter foster care, there are often a lack sufficient role models and resources are either scarce or spread out. Gaining access to information about even the simplest things, like opening a bank account, can be a real hurdle. That’s why the recently released Foster Care Transition Toolkit is so important.

Resource: Address College Drinking

NIAAA released CollegeAIM, a matrix-based instrument that can help educate college staff about underage student drinking interventions and guide them in implementing evidence-based interventions. CollegeAIM also allows officials to compare approaches and select a combination that meet the needs of their students and campus.

Share with Youth: Don’t Fall for These Scams: Phishing and Vishing

This article explains two kinds of scams: phishing, occurring through fraudulent e-mails that ask the recipient to verify personal information, and vishing, in which a scammer may make contact over the phone to request this information. It also provides tips for what those who think they may be a victim of one of these scams can do.

Share with Youth: We Need You Here

We R Native released a video highlighting the lived experience of tribal youth in order to raise awareness about suicide prevention and to encourage young people to seek help if they need it.

Share with Youth: Making College the Dream

At a town hall at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa, student body president Russhaun Johnson, whose mother was incarcerated during his high school career, described how education has empowered him. Johnson then introduced President Obama who discussed college access and affordability.