Announcements

Resource: Reaching Youth At Risk for Substance Use and Misuse: Strategies for Early Intervention

This resource guide (PDF, 128 pages) was compiled to address the need for comprehensive, evidence-based information to help states implement new early intervention programs or expand and improve existing ones. The document provides a set of principles of effective early intervention services; in-depth case studies of five different innovative state programs; a state-by-state description of early intervention services; and examples of programs and tools.

Resources for Professionals and Others Supporting Young People During Times of Uncertainty

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.

Resource: Returning to School After Traumatic Brain Injury

This factsheet from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center provides resources for helping young people returning to school after a traumatic brain injury, including how parents can prepare and how schools can support students.

Resource: Going Back to School After a Major Burn Injury

This factsheet from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center provides resources for helping young people returning to school after a major burn injury, including guidance for parents to plan and prepare for re-entry.

Resource: Dear Adult Leaders: #ListenToYouth

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.

Resource: Updated Youth Financial Education Website

This website provides updated youth financial education that makes it easier to incorporate financial education in the classroom.

Archived Webinar: The Benefits and Importance of Using YPAR with Youth with Incarcerated Parents

This webinar discussed the variety of roles youth may hold and the importance of leveraging developmental relationships while conducting Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR). This webinar is especially useful for researchers who conduct YPAR working with youth who have or have had an incarcerated parent.

Opportunity for Involvement: ALL-IN Challenge

This public engagement opportunity 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.

Past Event: Webinar on Advancing the Use of Core Components Approaches: Suggestions for Researchers Publishing Evaluation Results

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.