Positive Youth Development

Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health, Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34-Clinical Trial Required)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage research applications to develop and pilot test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed to promote early access, engagement and coordination of mental health treatment and services for children and adolescents who are experiencing early symptoms of mental health problems.

Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R01- Clincal Trial Required)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage research applications to develop and test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed to promote early access, engagement and coordination of mental health treatment and services for children and adolescents who are experiencing early symptoms of mental health problems.

Archived Webinar: Youth Don’t Need to Be Fixed: Strategic Framing for Messaging on PYD

This webinar describes the ways that commonly-held beliefs about youth interfere with communicating about positive youth development (PYD).

Resource: Toolkit for Embracing a "Youth Welfare" System: A Guide to Capacity Building

This toolkit provides guidance and examples that illustrate the Youth Welfare approach for working with youth in foster care.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Resource: Newly-Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Call for Nominations: Youth Listening Session

The IWGYP and AIR are partnering with young people to plan an event to better understand how youth make decisions in their daily lives. We’re looking for 20 young people to share their ideas with us.

Resource: PAF Program Videos

Two new videos highlight the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF), a program that supports expectant and parenting teens and their children.

The Changing Transition to Adulthood: A TAG Talk

A new video about the transition to adulthood today, how it has changed over time, what skills and capacities are helpful for youth, and the roles of families, education, and employment in the process

Federal Resources for Helping Youth Cope after a School Shooting

To help youth cope with school shooting incidents, youth.gov has compiled a list of federal resources those who work with youth can use to address trauma and bolster resilience.