for Youth is excited to announce a new web-based learning opportunity.
Positive Youth Development (PYD) 101 Online is a series of short courses
intended to introduce PYD to new youth work professionals, volunteers,
and advocates. These stand-alone, interactive courses may be taken in
any order. Each course can be completed in about 30 minutes. Courses are
open to all; registration is required. There are currently four courses
available: Principles of PYD, Puberty and Adolescence, Youth and
Technology, and Youth Voice and Engagement
in conjunction with MANY and the Wichita State University Center for
Combating Human Trafficking (CCHT), will present an interactive webinar
to deepen participants' understanding of commercial sexual exploitation.
This 90-minute workshop will discuss specific circumstances that put
individuals at risk of victimization and what helps them survive, and
even thrive, despite experiences of abuse and exploitation.
NCHS: This report describes two measures related to
confidentiality concerns and sexual and reproductive health care.
Confidentiality concerns can impact adolescent and young adults' access
to sexual and reproductive health services.
Child Trends: These 5 critical facts about racial
and ethnic disparities in special education can help educators, school
communities, and education officials understand the issues facing
students of color with disabilities.
New York Life Foundation: Afterschool Alliance invites out-of-school time programs to apply for a new competitive grant
opportunity to support and bolster the ability of afterschool and
summer learning programs help their middle school students make a
successful transition from 8th to 9th grade.
The HRSA, MCHB, and DSCH, are funding
a State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism to support and
assist 50 states and nine jurisdictions in developing state-wide systems
of care to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who
have or are at risk for developing autism spectrum disorders and other
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