Provides American Indian and Alaska Native federal grantee tribes and organizations with information that might be helpful for meeting grant award conditions on developing disparities impact statements.
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Presents a in-depth look at how disconnected youth are faring in America’s cities, with data included on disconnected youth by state, congressional district, county, gender, and by race and ethnicity.
Summarizes lessons learned from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study about the prevalence, predictors and consequences of children’s exposure to: neighborhood violence, intimate partner violence (IPV), and harsh parenting.
Discusses a study published in the Journal of School Health examining the intersection between homelessness and sexual orientation among middle school students.
Presents an overview of commercial sexual exploitation of children and the policy and clinical implications.
Monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including: behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases...
Responds to and recognizes the impact of trauma on many sectors in behavioral health and beyond. The paper introduces the concept of trauma and offers a framework for how organizations, systems, and service sectors can become trauma-informed.
Links important education and foster care data and discusses three keys to improving educational outcomes: champions, leadership, and collaboration.
Examines the experiences of LGBT students nationally and looks at negative indicators affecting these students, as well as potential benefits of positive resources such as Gay-Straight Alliances, inclusive curricula, supportive adults, and anti-bullying and anti-harassment policies.
Examines the educational experiences of vulnerable children and youth in Chicago, including children and youth who have been abused or neglected, who are placed in foster care, who are homeless, and who have been involved with the juvenile court system.