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News Archives

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New Anti-Trafficking Guide Helps Schools Become Safe Havens

February 26, 2015

The resource for educators and others who work with youth comes from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments.

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Research Roundup: What Do We Know About Hispanic Youth and Teen Dating Violence?

February 24, 2015

Learn what researchers say about how many Hispanic teens are victims, how often they seek help, and what we know about prevention.

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What African American Teen Girls Say About Healthy Romantic Relationships

February 23, 2015

How do their descriptions compare to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 12 characteristics of a healthy dating relationship?

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5 Tips for Supporting Young Mothers' Road to College

February 20, 2015

Advice from staff at The Care Center, a comprehensive college preparation program for teen moms in Holyoke, MA.

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FYSB Grantee Coordinates Anti-Trafficking Network in Arizona

February 19, 2015

Learn about the Arizona Partnership to End Domestic Trafficking, one of three groups awarded Family & Youth Services Bureau demonstration grants aimed at helping victims of severe trafficking.

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Dating Matters Online Training Can Help You Understand and Prevent Teen Dating Violence

February 18, 2015

The free course includes interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics, interactive exercises and compelling storytelling.

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Research Roundup: Dating Abuse and Bullying are Related Problems, Online and in Person

February 17, 2015

Research shows that connected teens perpetrate and experience bullying online and in person.

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Sex Trafficking and Sexual Abuse -- How Similar Are Their Effects on Young Victims?

February 12, 2015

To find out, researchers analyzed data collected from 215 young people when they received help from trauma centers belonging to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

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Free Training in Positive Youth Development

February 9, 2015

Download a 10-hour curriculum from ACT for Youth Center of Excellence.

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Q&A: American Youth Policy Forum on Transitioning Youth from Foster Care

February 6, 2015

Creating Access to Opportunities for Youth in Transition from Foster Care, a new policy brief from the American Youth Policy Forum, identifies three key areas where youth need support.

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Webinars Can Increase Staff Knowledge of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Researchers Say

February 5, 2015

Researchers learn how online training can aid child welfare staff in helping young victims of trafficking.

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#WhatIWouldMiss Enables Youth to Use Social Media to End Trafficking

February 4, 2015

The Family & Youth Services Bureau invites 14- to 19-year-olds to raise awareness of the cost of human trafficking--and the author of the best post will be invited to an anti-slavery summit.

A homeless young man in the cold.

#NCFYtalk: Using Film to End Youth Homelessness February 19 at 2 p.m. EST

February 3, 2015

Join others on Twitter to see how a new documentary, "The Homestretch," can raise awareness of youth homelessness and your agency's work to end it.

9-5 pm Eastern