Primary Sources: What Promotes Resilience Among Alaska Native Youth?
Researchers interviewed 20 Alaska Native teens about their everyday struggles and life challenges, how they deal with those struggles and challenges, and what meaning they make of their experiences.
Primary Sources: Reducing STI Risk Among Youth Leaving Foster Care
Researchers identify factors that place youth aging out of foster care at risk for sexually transmitted infections, and interventions that may help promote healthy behaviors.
Family and Youth Services Bureau-funded Project Paves the Way for Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth
A team from the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Center for the Study of Social Policy and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation aims to help programs provide safe, affirming services.
Primary Sources: Bringing Stability Into the Lives of Young Women May Prevent Sexual Risk Behaviors
Youth services programs that take into account the whole family may be more likely to help prevent teen pregnancy and STIs.
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.
Use Video Scenarios to Open the Lines of Communication Between Girls and Their Families
A skills-building program from the Office on Women's Health helps parents and caregivers communicate with preteen and teen girls.
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.