Provides information from national leadership group of teens and young adults advocating for change in the mental health system and other youth-serving systems across the country.
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Includes helpful tips for successfully engaging youth in meetings and events.
Offers step-by-step guidance and examples for creating digital stories.
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.
Provides information to teach youth about “strategic sharing”, highlighting the importance of sharing only what is appropriate and comfortable for the youth/consumer.
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.
Provides information for youth serving agencies to improve their relationship between their organization, the youth, and the families with whom they work.
Reviews best practices for engaging families and communities in students’ learning and academic, social, and emotional development.
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.