Primary Sources: Can Mental Health and Housing Services Help Youth Hold Down a Job?
Researchers tested whether the Individual Placement and Support, or IPS, model, an approach to workforce development, helps homeless young adults with mental illness stay employed.
Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers tips on trauma-informed care for substance abuse and mental health professionals.
Spotlight on Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Road to Healing
We talk to experts about how the evidence-based practice Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or TF-CBT, works and how youth- and family-serving agencies can use it to foster healing.
Most At Risk: Population-Based Approaches for Helping Trafficking Victims
Research shows that a focus on specific populations is the most effective way to help trafficking victims. We take a look at some of the most at-risk young people and how to serve them.
An Art Exhibit by Homeless Youth Displays Their Love of Music, Their Creativity and Their Humanity
One hundred twenty-nine formerly homeless young people designed fictional instruments, and an exhibition of their sketches is starting conversations all over Washington state.
Bright Idea: A Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Lets Survivors Keep Their Four-Legged Friends
At the domestic violence shelter run by Family Assistance Program in Victorville, CA, there’s a dog run in the yard and waterproof flooring and doggy doors in two of the five rooms.
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: Pamela Wiseman of the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The executive director of New Mexico's main source for domestic violence training says that trauma is at the heart of her state's problems.
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.