Resources

Report: Ten Core Competencies for Youth and Young Adult Centered Mental Health Systems

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.

Resource: Protective Factors in Practice: Training Tool for Identifying Family Strengths

This resource provides scenarios that illustrate how multiple protective factors support and strengthen families who are experiencing stress.

Resource: Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19

SAMHSA is providing regular training and technical assistance on matters related to the mental and substance use disorder field as they deal with COVID-19.

Resource: Youth Development Across the Federal Government: A Thought Leader Conversation with Cheri Hoffman

This webpage provides the full recording, an interactive transcript, the slide presentation, and additional resources from a live webinar conversation exploring how the IWGYP helps federal agencies approach positive youth development and emerging ways that the IWGYP is tackling its mission.

Resource: USDA's COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

This webpage provides information on how FNS is responding to COVID-19.

Resource: ED's COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

The Department of Education has created a webpage to house COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") information and resources for schools and school personnel.

Resource: Broad Flexibilities for States to Cancel Testing During National Emergency

Upon a proper request, the Department of Education will grant a waiver to any state that is unable to assess its students due to the ongoing national emergency, providing relief from federally mandated testing requirements for this school year.

Resource: SAMHSA’s COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

https://www.samhsa.gov/coronavirusSAMHSA is providing guidance and resources to assist individuals, providers, communities, and states across the country with the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation.

Resource: National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

The National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy seeks to engage organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multi-sector effort to improve health literacy.