continues to be a serious concern in parts of the U.S., the Caribbean,
Central America, South America, and the Pacific Islands. Young people
who live in or travel to these areas may not be aware that Zika virus
can be transmitted sexually weeks after exposure. Written for youth,
this handout emphasizes the risks of sexual transmission.
Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Training Join
the instructor to review self-injury contexts, epidemiology,
function, vectors for contagion and spread, and strategies for
detection, intervention and prevention. The focus is
on self-injury in community (non-clinical) populations of youth.
Ending Youth Homelessness: A Guidebook Series HUD Exchange: This Guidebook
Series is designed for Continuum of Care (CoC) stakeholders and
practitioners to use directly and to engage essential local partners in
efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness.
Violence Reduction Clearinghouse The Department of Justice Violence Reduction Network has introduced an online clearinghouse
that allows users to build and download a custom toolkit of
evidence-based strategies, best practices, training, technical
assistance, publications, and more to help reduce violence.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): This report
highlights some of the most noteworthy HHS accomplishments in this area
over the past six years, as well as steps the Department will continue
to take in addressing LGBT health disparities moving forward.
A grant from the
Department of Justice to help agencies develop effective responses to
technology-facilitated crimes against children.
Deadline: January 31, 2017
Carol M. White Physical Education Program Department
of Education: The Carol M. White Physical Education Program provides
grants to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and community-based
organizations (CBOs) to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education
programs, including before school, after school, and summer programs for
students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Deadline: Rolling
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence
ACT (Assets Coming Together) for Youth connects positive youth
development resources and research to practice in New York State and
beyond. Visit the Center of Excellence at