Describes four areas of work that are central to developing a whole-school youth development approach and includes hyperlinks to tools that can be modified and adapted to support efforts to pursue a youth development approach in a particular setting.
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Contains practical advice for engaging youth in community policy and decision-making groups.
This manual was designed to help readers learn about youth-adult partnerships, establish and communicate one's own point of view about youth-adult partnerships, and build consensus on key youth-adult partnership issues with other stakeholders.
Includes helpful tips for successfully engaging youth in meetings and events.
Lists and describes four basic rights that all youth and young adults who receive psychiatric care (and mental health care in general) deserve related to their services.
Provides youth and young adults who have received mental health services and experienced multiple child-serving systems with the basic information (about government) and skills (about how to get involved) they need to advocate for policy issues important to them.
Presents a case study of youth engagement in school reform in Boston and Sacramento and shares strategies for involving youth as leaders in their learning environment.
Designed to solicit guidance from families and youth and to portray the critical issues in children’s mental health policy and service delivery from the perspective of stakeholders in the family and youth movement.
Reviews best practices for engaging families and communities in students’ learning and academic, social, and emotional development.