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What Leads Homeless Youth to Follow Through on Condom Use?
Researchers explore factors impacting young people's decisions about, access to and use of condoms.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth on Trauma-Informed, Inclusive Services
Watch a new video from National Child Traumatic Stress Network in which youth and experts talk about the need for "safe spaces."

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Researchers Find Violence Is Prevalent in the Lives of Rural Youth
The findings come from focus groups with 18- to 20-year-olds and youth workers in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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4 Tips for Working With Interpreters
Having access to culturally competent interpreters who understand the context of social services is incredibly important when working with youth and families from linguistic minorities.

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Q&A: How an Ohio Law Protects Pets of Domestic Violence Survivors
Nancy Neylon of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network talks about the law and what programs can do to help survivors with pets.

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Learn How to Promote the Well-being of Youth and Families
Listen to an archived webinar about the five-domain framework developed by the Full Frame Initiative.

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Research Roundup: Dating Abuse and Bullying are Related Problems, Online and in Person
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?
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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Primary Sources: Owning Pets Has Pros and Cons for Homeless Youth
Researchers surveyed homeless youth in LA to learn how having pets affected their lives.

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