Voices from the Field: How Mothers With PTSD Raise Trauma-Prone Children
Claude Chemtob studied dozens of traumatized young mothers and found that their experiences made their children more prone to suffer traumas of their own.
Q&A: Peg Dierkers of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The executive director of the nation's first statewide domestic violence relief organization speaks about challenges old and new.
Want to Start a Youth Program? Get Going Today With Our All-New Guide
We’re excited to unveil a new, interactive version of our “Guide to Starting a Youth Program.” It’s the only resource of its kind specifically developed for people (both adults and teens) who want to work with youth and help improve their well-being—and their futures.
How To Help a Young Person Who Has Witnessed Domestic Violence
Chris Newlin, executive director of the National Children's Advocacy Center, takes us step by step through the intake process for a young person who has witnessed violence at home.
Q&A: Katherine TePas of Alaska’s Choose Respect Campaign
Alaska is mounting an effort to curb its high rate of domestic abuse. Here, the state's first Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Coordinator explains how.
Share Your Advice on Keeping Young People Safe
Submit your tips on how to keep youth from running away, and the National Runaway Safeline may feature your ideas during National Runaway Prevention month in November.
Mantente en Contacto: Marta
En este plazo de nuestra serie de video para jóvenes en transición, Marta explica cómo su conexión con un Programa de Centros Básicos le ayudó mantener la seguridad de su niño y le ayudó a ella a encontrar su estabilidad.
Keep in Touch: Megan
In this installment of our video series for transitioning youth, Megan explains how her relationship with a youth-serving agency helped keep her child safe and helped her find stability.
Keep in Touch: Juan
In this installment of our video series for transitioning youth, Juan shares his journey from an immigrant household to the street, then on to a prestigious music school--all thanks to an agency that helped build his confidence and skills.