September 27, 2012
A new study investigates a home visiting program in Minnesota that aims to repair family relationships and help young women recover after running away.
September 26, 2012
In the last installment of our National Disaster Preparedness Month series, we discuss what youth-serving agencies can do to recover after a disaster.
September 25, 2012
When youth in your program have internships or summer jobs, take these steps to prepare them for what will come next.
September 21, 2012
NCFY spoke to Cheryl Nolan of the Legal Services Corporation, a congressionally supported organization that funds civil legal services for low-income Americans. She explained the ways legal aid programs can help youth get out of tricky situations.
September 17, 2012
Are the youth in your program standing up against bullying? Encourage them to enter the Stop Bullying Video Challenge before October 14, 2012, for a chance to share what they're doing to prevent bullying and win prizes.
September 14, 2012
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month—a time to get ready for disasters. In the second installment of our series on emergency preparedness, we talk about how youth-serving organizations can plan ahead for evacuations.
September 13, 2012
Mindfulness meditation has been used successfully to improve quality of life for survivors of child sexual abuse, people addicted to drugs, and people with mental illness. A roundup of recent research shows the benefits of this practice for transition-age youth and how it has been applied to an intervention with homeless youth.
September 12, 2012
Kathy Sauve of Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota discusses how creating a safety plan can protect youth from harm if they leave a program early.
September 10, 2012
Join us this month as we break down some of the steps of preparing for, responding to and recovering from a disaster. Part 1: Disaster supplies.
September 6, 2012
A new report provides a national snapshot of the programs that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
September 5, 2012
A new study finds that homeless youth with survival skills may take fewer risks that their peers, but their resiliency deteriorates over time.