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Top NCFY Content of 2015

December 31, 2015

See which articles were most popular in 2015.

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Database Helps Youth Workers Find Activities for Support Groups

December 30, 2015

Find youth-friendly icebreakers, games, and exercises organized by topic.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Tiana's Story

December 29, 2015

Read how the hotline helped a young woman make a plan to get the support she needed at home.

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Right on the Money: Set the Stage For Joint Funding Requests with Early Relationship Building

December 28, 2015

Discover how your agency can prepare itself for successful grant collaborations.

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Q&A: Trauma ‘Types’ Versus ‘Numbers:’ Which Has the Bigger Impact on Homeless Youth?

December 17, 2015

Researcher Carolyn Wong discusses the findings of her recent study of complex trauma among homeless youth.

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Family Finding Helps Homeless Young People Connect to Caring Adults

December 16, 2015

Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development shares how it has adapted the model to serve unaccompanied homeless youth.

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Right on the Money: Motivate Your Development Team to Boost Fundraising

December 15, 2015

Researcher Elizabeth Campbell explains three techniques to motivate staff members who regularly interact with potential donors.

National panel discussion group of November 17, 2015.

Youth Homelessness Discussed in Same-Day Series of Local and National Panels

December 14, 2015

Family and Youth Services Bureau staff joined the event in Washington, D.C. and nine regional locations.

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Q&A: Gary Harper on Positive Effects of the National Runaway Safeline’s Home Free Program

December 10, 2015

Researchers explore the program's impact on family dynamics and young people's future risk behaviors.

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How Does History Affect the Way Inuit Parents Talk to Teens About Sexual Health?

December 9, 2015

A researcher explores the experiences of Inuit families in Northern Canada and how their stories may translate to Native American communities.

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Help Colleges Meet the Needs of Homeless Students During Academic Breaks

December 8, 2015

Discover resources that help youth workers raise awareness and identify campus contacts.

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Q&A: A New York Agency Shares the Benefits of Co-Sheltering Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Pets

December 7, 2015

We talked to Jennifer White-Reid from Urban Resource Institute, which recently published a white paper on its work offering pet-friendly apartments.

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Complex Trauma and Homeless Youth

December 3, 2015

With the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, we hosted a November 20 Twitter chat on helping young people who experience multiple traumatic events.

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How Is Teen Pregnancy Different for Homeless Youth?

December 2, 2015

Learn what research says about the causes and risk factors associated with homeless youth pregnancies.

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Resources to Put Youth and Doctors More At-Ease Talking About Sexual Health

December 1, 2015

Discover tools written specifically for young adults and their healthcare providers.

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