ItemProfiles of youth engagement and voice in New York StateGoggin, Stephen; Powers, Jane; Spano, Sedra (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2002)This report shares the results of an interview study conducted with agencies in New York State who have attempted to empower young people, involve youth in the decision-making apparatus of their organizations or programs, and/or create community change. The project was conducted as a collaborative effort among the Department of Human Development, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the Family Life Development Center’s ACT for Youth Center of Excellence at Cornell University. ItemYouth surveys and youth development strategies: Lessons from the fieldWhitlock, Janis; Hamilton, Stephen F. (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence; Family Life Development Center; Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2001)This report describes four youth development assessment tools and summarizes how communities have used these tools. ItemYouth-Adult Retreat ReportDotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2001)On August 24-25, 2001, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (Upstate) hosted a youth-adult retreat at the Vanderkamp Center in Cleveland, NY. The purpose of the retreat was to bring together youth and adults from all upstate ACT for Youth communities and provide them with a safe and comfortable environment to explore ways of making youth-adult partnerships work more effectively. ItemPresentations: Adolescent Sexual Health Symposium(ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2009)In February, 2009, at the Cornell Club in New York City, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence convened a Symposium on Adolescent Sexual Health. This collection of slides includes many of the presentations that were delivered by a panel of experts at that Symposium (slides only). See Proceedings from the Symposium at: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/19158 ItemLinking Evidence-Based Programs to NYS Health Education Standards: Program Alignment GridsMastro, Beth (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2011-01)These Program Alignment Grids show the points of connection between New York State health education standards and certain evidence-based programs that address adolescent sexual health. ItemPreliminary Findings: Adolescent Sexual Health Focus Group StudyACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2009-02)The Adolescent Sexual Health Focus Group study was conducted to help the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) learn about how young people get information about sexual health, where they go for sexual health care services, their experiences in getting care and accessing services, and what needs they have that aren’t being met. This report summarizes the study's findings. ItemPositive Youth Development Resource ManualDotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2006-09)Intended for use in educating community groups about positive youth development, this training manual includes lesson plans/facilitation tips, activities, handouts, brief presentations and other resources. ItemPrinciples for Youth DevelopmentHamilton, Stephen F.; Hamilton, Mary Agnes; Pittman, Karen (Sage Publications, 2004)In this chapter, the authors review how the term "youth development" is used, discuss the process and goals of youth development, and give an overview of youth development principles and practices.