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News Archives

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ACF Project to Improve Programs for at-Risk Youth

October 31, 2011

The Administration on Children and Families' Youth Demonstration Development Project is working to develop frameworks that youth-serving programs across the country could use to help youth develop job skills and become self-sufficient

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Taking a Reality Ride

October 28, 2011

The Reality Ride program helps youth explore how to deal with problems, connect to support services and develop life skills.

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Primary Sources: What Are Young Men Thinking When They Commit Partner Violence?

October 27, 2011

A new study uncovers the reasons some young men hurt their partners.

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What Makes a Good Youth Worker? Ongoing Training, Especially on Evidence-based Practices

October 26, 2011

A new video in the series explores what qualities help make youth workers successful.

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Tweet for Runaway Prevention

October 25, 2011

Mark the 10th annual National Runaway Prevention Month on Facebook and Twitter.

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What Makes a Good Youth Worker? A Nurturing Character and a Commitment to Helping Others

October 24, 2011

A new video in the series explores what qualities help make youth workers successful.

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American Family Experiences with Poverty and Homelessness

October 24, 2011

A look at the trends shaping family homelessness in communities across America, with a focus on New York City's policies and programs.

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Right on the Money: Click Here to 'Donate Now!'

October 21, 2011

Adding a "Donate Now" button to your website can be a great way to bring in additional funds.

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Primary Sources: Finding a Middle Ground Between Evidence-Based Practices and 'Practice Wisdom'

October 20, 2011

Researchers are looking for ways to encourage the use of evidence-based practices for youth with complex needs.

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Bright Idea: Bringing Yoga to the Streets

October 20, 2011

Street Yoga programs travel the country to bring the ancient practice to the young people who they say need it most.

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Toolkits on Trauma-informed Care for Homeless Services

October 18, 2011

Resources for programs looking to be more trauma-informed.

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Q&A: Elena Cohen from the Safe Start Center on Trauma-Informed Approaches to Helping Young People

October 17, 2011

We spoke with Elena Cohen, who directs the Safe Start Center, to find out more about how youth service providers can use a trauma-informed approach to helping young people.

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What Makes a Good Youth Worker? Good Listening Skills and Accepting Youth Unconditionally

October 14, 2011

A new video in the series explores what qualities help make youth workers successful.

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Teen-Led Anti-Violence Group Helps Spread a Peaceful Message from the Ground Up

October 12, 2011

Members of a Maryland-based youth group try to reduce violence and raise awareness in their community.

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What Makes a Good Youth Worker? Compassion and Empathy

October 11, 2011

A new video in the series explores what qualities help make youth workers successful.

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A Health Care Transition Guide for Young Adults

October 10, 2011

"When You're 18" contains information to help young adults understand what it means to be legally in charge of their health care and how to stay healthy as they grow into adulthood.

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What Makes a Good Youth Worker? Meeting Youth Where They Are and Establishing Boundaries

October 5, 2011

Two new videos in the series explore what qualities help make youth workers successful.

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