March 29, 2013
An interactive map released by the National Alliance to End Homelessness shows results from the 2013 point-in-time counts of people experiencing homelessness.
March 28, 2013
A nonprofit bicycle shop in Minneapolis gives homeless youth free bikes and social service referrals in a laid-back environment.
March 27, 2013
Three new papers shed light on some things public health workers and health educators might be able to do to tailor teen pregnancy- and STD-prevention programs to homeless youth.
March 26, 2013
We talked to an expert in adolescent health law, who helps us explain how the new health care law will affect homeless young people who are on their own and unsupported by their families.
March 20, 2013
Researchers from the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University surveyed 196 Native American youth, ages 14 to 18, to find out the role culture, self-esteem, health and well-being, and social support played in fostering the teens' resilience.
March 19, 2013
In collaboration with a youth-serving nonprofit, researchers at the University of Minnesota designed a scale to measure how well youth are connected to caring adults.
March 18, 2013
Introducing an evidence-based practice into your program can be tricky. There are a number of things you can do to bring staff along for the ride, rather than imposing the new system on them.
March 14, 2013
Youth transitioning to adulthood often benefit from relationships with at least one caring adult. Researchers evaluate a new tool for measuring a young person's level of connectedness.
March 13, 2013
In the spirit of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which was March 10, we share resources for pregnant, HIV-positive youth and their babies.
March 7, 2013
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness this month released a detailed outline of its framework for ending youth homelessness by 2020.
March 6, 2013
A family services professional and consultant for one of the nation’s leading charity evaluators gives nonprofit staff the tools to measure their organization's performance and get to meaningful results for the people they serve.
March 5, 2013
We put together a comparison of three commonly used therapies for people with substance abuse, to help youth workers decide if one or more of these approaches might be right for their programs.
March 4, 2013
This month, take action in the fight against HIV/AIDS and raise awareness of its impact on women and girls.
March 1, 2013
We highlight anticipated changes to the GED high-school equivalency exam to help youth workers prepare future test-takers. The new assessment goes into effect on January 2, 2014.