Last week, we wrote about the dearth of teen dating violence prevention programs that have been shown to be effective.
Ravi Ramaswamy is a former youth worker who has moved on to help other youth workers improve their programs. As training coordinator at the David P.
Youth employment is at its lowest point since World War II, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT, an initiative that tracks the wellbeing of children and youth in the United States.
A number of studies have shown the challenges that youth in foster care have in establishing healthy romantic relationships. Experiencing abuse and neglect can hinder their ability to connect with others. Youth in foster care also lack role models to give them a picture of what healthy interactions look like.
More African American children than white children are born into poverty in the United States.
Certified yoga instructor Casadi Marino teaches others how to achieve yoga's benefts, but her expertise extends beyond the mat. Working at the Regional Research Institute for Human Services, she has studied the effects of yoga on mental health.
For the last few years, Eric Rice has been studying the largely positive aspects of social networking for at-risk and runaway youth.
Lashawnda Carter is Outreach Coordinator for the National Runaway Switchboard, an organization dedicated to keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the street.
Psychologist Melanie Barwick is a co-author of “Training Health and Mental Health Professionals in Motivational Interviewing: A Systematic Review,” published in the September 2012 issue of the Children and Youth Services Review.
Young people who show up at the doors of youth-serving agencies face a host of problems. They often need housing, medical and mental health care, help staying in school—all issues that can have a legal component. Which means that sometimes, the best ally a youth worker could have in untangling thorny issues for their clients is a lawyer. Even better, a pro-bono lawyer.
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