Primary Sources: Does Witnessing or Experiencing Victimization Make Street Youth More Likely to Have Depression or PTSD?
August 26, 2014
Researchers investigate homeless young people's traumatic experiences.
August 21, 2014
Researchers asked homeless youth how they define trauma and how their thoughts are shaped by personal experience.
August 20, 2014
The Center for Youth Wellness' new whitepaper, "An Unhealthy Dose of Stress," highlights the challenges children face when exposed, over and over, to "adverse" experiences.
Four Programs Added to Department of Health and Human Services' Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review
August 19, 2014
The second update of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review has identified four new programs with evidence of effectiveness.
August 13, 2014
We asked why getting a more accurate estimate of the number of homeless youth is so important, and what it will take to end youth homelessness.
August 8, 2014
Researchers investigated by interviewing Georgia educators and analyzing teen pregnancy rates in the state.
August 7, 2014
Trauma-informed care approaches are important but limited, according to Susan McKenzie-Mohr, primary author of “Responding to the Needs of Youth Who are Homeless: Calling for Politicized Trauma-Informed Intervention.” We spoke to her about the need to tie prevention and trauma-informed care more closely together.
August 6, 2014
Add "Unaccompanied Youth Toolkit for Shelters and Service Providers," from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, to your back-to-school reading list.
August 5, 2014
The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health offers trainings, tools, publications, and webinars to help victims of trauma and the programs that support them.
August 1, 2014
The last time we met with Craig, he was just beginning his internship at the transitional living program run by Sea Haven for Youth, a social services organization in North Myrtle Beach, SC.