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Features

In each of our reports and toolkits, we take an in-depth look at an important youth and family services topic.

 

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Focusing on Outcomes for Youth: Safety

The Family and Youth Services Bureau believes the most crucial outcomes for runaway and homeless youth include well-being, permanent connections, safety and self-sufficiency. In this issue of NCFY Reports, we focus on ways to achieve and improve safety for runaway and homeless youth.

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Focusing on Outcomes for Youth: Permanent Connections

The Family and Youth Services Bureau believes the most crucial outcomes for runaway and homeless youth include well-being, permanent connections, safety, and self-sufficiency. In this issue of The Exchange, we’ll focus on ways to achieve and improve permanent connections for runaway and homeless youth.

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Focusing on Outcomes for Youth: Well-being

The Family and Youth Services Bureau believes the most crucial outcomes for runaway and homeless youth include well-being, permanent connections, safety, and self-sufficiency. In this issue of The Exchange, we'll focus on ways to achieve and improve well-being for runaway and homeless youth.

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Asking: “What’s Happened to You?” A Focus on Trauma-informed Care

Research suggests that most homeless youth have experienced multiple traumatic events both before becoming homeless and once on the street. This issue of the Exchange provides an introduction to trauma-informed care, an approach that asks, "What's happened to you?" rather than, "What's wrong with you?"

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