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Is Our Educational System Criminalizing LGBTQ Students?

August 31, 2016

Learn how disproportionate discipline in schools is moving LGBTQ young people from the educational system to the prison pipeline.

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Teaching Poetry to At-Risk Youth

August 30, 2016

Discover resources for starting a poetry writing group with young people.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: A Parent of a Runaway Teen Shares His Experience

August 29, 2016

Learn what steps a parent should take when a youth runs away from home.

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New Online Community Aims to Support Teen Pregnancy Prevention Efforts

August 25, 2016

The Family and Youth Services Bureau recently launched The Exchange, a new online community for teen pregnancy prevention professionals.

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Webinar Introduces Mindfulness as Tool for Survivors of Interpersonal Violence

August 24, 2016

Watch a webinar about mindfulness practice to learn how your organization can implement it with staff and clients.

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What Characteristics of Latino Parents Affect Their Communication with Teens About Sexual Health?

August 23, 2016

Learn how parental characteristics like expertise and trustworthiness affect parent-child conversations about sex.

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Storage for Homeless Young People Promotes Health, Employment, Stability

August 22, 2016

Learn how youth- and family-serving organizations can provide free storage spaces to runaway and homeless youth.

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The Role of Childhood Abuse on Street Victimization and Housing Instability

August 17, 2016

Researchers investigate whether and how growing up with multiple caretakers and experiencing different types of abuse affect youth’s housing stability and victimization while homeless.

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Social Enterprises Provide Valuable Job Training and a Sense of Purpose for Homeless Youth

August 15, 2016

Learn how to start a business that helps young people gain employment skills.

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Is Teaching Mindfulness to Homeless Students Helpful?

August 10, 2016

Learn if an eight-week mindfulness course delivered in a classroom would improve coping faculties among middle-school youth.

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Toolkit Teaches Young Parents Trauma-Sensitive Caregiving

August 8, 2016

Discover a guide staff can use to create parenting skills lesson plans.

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Help Get People in Abusive Homes and Their Pets to Safety

August 4, 2016

This month on Thursdays we will share some of our most popular articles. In a post for the Family Room blog, Marylouise Kelley of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program writes about steps being taken to protect victims' pets--and what more people can do to help.

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Q&A: Serving Homeless Youth Who Run Away from Foster Care

August 3, 2016

Learn how to partner with your local child welfare agency to provide services for runaway foster youth.

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Youth-Friendly Manual Shows New Fathers the Ropes

August 2, 2016

Discover a guide that provides great material for educating young dads about fatherhood.

A young woman paying her bills.

A Financial Literacy Curriculum Improves Financial Well-Being among Survivors of Domestic Violence

August 1, 2016

Researchers learned that survivors of domestic violence benefit from a financial education curriculum.

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