October 31, 2012
The University of Southern California's Eric Rice talks about his research on the largely positive aspects of social networking for at-risk and runaway youth.
October 31, 2012
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness recently unveiled a new "intervention model" for working with homeless youth who are on their own, apart from their families. Here's how NCFY aims to help you use the model.
October 30, 2012
We talked to Lashawnda Carter of the National Runaway Switchboard about what youth serving organizations can do to stay in the spotlight all year.
October 26, 2012
A form of “milieu therapy,” in which a program’s every operation is designed to assist clients’ treatment, the Sanctuary Model is particularly sensitive to clients’ experiences with emotional or physical trauma.
October 25, 2012
A new brief explains what youth workers and school administrators can do to make sure that homeless, migrant and foster youth receive the free meals they’re eligible for at school.
October 24, 2012
New studies from the University of Southern California School of Social Work suggest that youth workers should consider encouraging homeless youth to connect and stay connected to friends and family from home using cell phones and social media.
October 23, 2012
As part of our observation of National Domestic Violence and National Bullying Awareness Months we're reprinting an article about how one youth-serving organization made itself a safer space for young people who've experienced violence and trauma.
October 18, 2012
Staff from Spectrum Youth and Family Services, in Burlington, VT, share tips for putting together a newsletter that shows donors the impact they are having on young people's lives.
October 15, 2012
When researchers involve your organization in a study, how can you be an effective collaborator? We spoke to a researcher and a youth worker to learn what is needed for effective research partnerships that help document evidence-based practices for runaway and homeless youth.
October 12, 2012
Do young people's childhood experiences at home affect their likelihood of becoming victims or perpetrators of different types of violence as teens and young adults? This study attempts to improve our understanding of what leads to dating violence for homeless youth.
October 8, 2012
We talked to psychologist Melanie Barwick about her research on how to prepare youth workers to use motivational interviewing in their work.
October 4, 2012
The newly redesigned website of the Family and Youth Services Bureau offers comprehensive news and resources on its funded programs.
Right on the Money: Three Ways Boards Can Help Youth-Serving Organizations Put Their Best Face Forward
October 3, 2012
Read tips from two nonprofit board chairs about how you can encourage board members to be spokespeople for your cause.
October 2, 2012
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Here are four steps youth workers can take to stop bullying in their programs and communities.
In Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Check Out These Youth-Driven Violence Prevention Campaigns
October 1, 2012
Young people across the country have taken a stand against domestic and dating violence. We've rounded up links highlighting their efforts.