News Archives

News Archives

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Help Prevent Reproductive Coercion by Screening Youth for Dating Violence

June 30, 2016

We've compiled three screening tools that can help you identify youth in unhealthy relationships.

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Q&A: Using the HEART Program to Integrate Medical and Mental Health Care for Teen Moms

June 29, 2016

We talk to Bethany Ashby about the program's work to provide comprehensive services for pregnant and parenting youth.

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Free Curriculum Helps Youth Prevent Suicide Among Their LGBTQ Peers

June 28, 2016

The Trevor Project shares resources to help youth workers train peer "lifeguards."

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Caregiver Rejection Sets Young People Up for Homelessness

June 27, 2016

Understand the link between family dynamics, caregiver rejection, and youth homelessness, particularly among LGBTQ youth.

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June 23, 2016

The national resource center, first spearheaded by a working group of 12 federal agencies, has a new name, look, and web address.

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Mindfulness Classes Help Homeless Youth Understand, Regulate Emotions and Behaviors

June 22, 2016

We share four tips for agencies looking to start their own programs.

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Help Youth Prepare for Their Financial Futures

June 21, 2016

Make every month Financial Literacy Month with these youth-friendly websites.

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Can an Integrated Mental Health Model Improve Engagement Among Pregnant Youth?

June 20, 2016

Researchers study the impact of the HEART program, which works with pregnant and parenting teens in Colorado to identify their mental health needs and engage them in treatment.

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Apply Today to Participate in a 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

June 16, 2016

A Way Home America will select three communities to receive technical assistance and support as they work to achieve bold goals for homeless youth.

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New Online Training: "Trauma-Informed Care"

June 15, 2016

Discover a free interactive course designed to introduce family and youth workers to trauma and its impact.

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More Youth Seeking Help Cite Abuse and Neglect, New Report Says

June 14, 2016

The National Runaway Safeline looks at trends in its calls, texts, and online connections across various points in time.

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Strategies for Runaway, Homeless, and Foster Care Youth

June 13, 2016

Here are some of the highlights of the Twitter chat we co-hosted with the Children’s Bureau’s Child Welfare Information Gateway.

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What is Being Done to Prevent Youth in Foster Care From Running Away?

June 9, 2016

Researchers reveal an individualized approach for motivating youth to stay in their foster care placements.

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USICH Report to Congress on How to Better Coordinate Federal Programs Serving Homeless Youth

June 8, 2016

Learn about federal efforts to end youth homelessness in 2020.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Marco’s Story of Child Abuse

June 7, 2016

A young man facing troubles at home reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

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Demonstration Project Supports Transitional Living Programs Working with LGBTQ Youth, Young Adults Who Left Foster Care After Age 18

June 3, 2016

The newly announced demonstration project will provide approximately eight awards of up to $625,000 each.

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Q&A: Building the Evidence Base for Pregnancy Prevention Among System-Involved Youth

June 2, 2016

Janene Fluhr from the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy shares her thoughts on a report evaluating the POWER Through Choices program.

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Children’s Bureau Grant Helps Raise Trafficking Awareness Among Arizona Youth-Serving Professionals

June 1, 2016

The Arizona State University Office for Sex Trafficking Intervention Research is delivering information to child welfare workers, juvenile justice professionals, and more.

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