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    • Assessing your organization's readiness for youth development 

      Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2008)
      This checklist aids organizations in assessing their readiness to engage youth in meaningful roles, a key strategy for positive youth development.
    • Being Y-AP Savvy: A primer on creating & sustaining youth-adult partnerships 

      Zeldin, Shepherd; Collura, Jessica (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2010-06)
      This manual is designed to help all those committed to youth-adult partnerships (Y-AP) acquire core knowledge, establish and communicate a point of view about Y-AP, and build consensus on key issues regarding Y-AP.
    • Evaluating youth development in New York State: Reasonable expectations and feasible strategies 

      Unknown author (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2003)
      This report documents the 2003 ACT for Youth symposium Evaluating Youth Development Efforts in New York State: Reasonable Expectations and Feasible Strategies.
    • How to Organize a Youth Forum 

      Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2000)
      This document describes how to organize a youth forum, and provides examples of handouts and letters that were used in the process of organizing an ACT for Youth forum.
    • Individual and Organizational Assets Worksheets 

      ABCD Institute; ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (2010-11-30)
      These worksheets are designed to help individuals and organizations identify their strengths. They are used as part of a community collaboration and resource assessment process. These worksheets are adapted from similar ...
    • Lessons learned from ACT for Youth: The first five years 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2007)
      This report describes how ACT for Youth unfolded over the first five years, identifying common themes and lessons learned across the eleven community partnerships that made up the first round of the ACT for Youth initiative. ...
    • Linking Evidence-Based Programs to NYS Health Education Standards: Program Alignment Grids 

      Mastro, 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.
    • NYS youth development indicators symposium 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2005)
      This report documents the 2004 New York State Youth Development Indicators Symposium. Co-sponsored by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services and the ACT for Youth Centers of Excellence, the Symposium provided a ...
    • Places to be and places to belong: Youth connectedness in school and community 

      Whitlock, Janis (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2004)
      This study by Janis Whitlock explores youth connectedness in both school and community. Filled with recommendations and action items, this report highlights the large and small changes needed to fully engage the power of ...
    • Positive Youth Development Resource Manual 

      Dotterweich, 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.
    • Preliminary Findings: Adolescent Sexual Health Focus Group Study 

      ACT 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 ...
    • Proceedings of the Adolescent Sexual Health Symposium 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2009-06)
      In February 2009, ACT for Youth Center of Excellence convened a symposium of experts and stakeholders in the field of adolescent sexual health to gather information on behalf of the New York State Department of Health. ...
    • Profiles of youth engagement and voice in New York State 

      Goggin, 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, ...
    • Programs to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and HIV among adolescents: Selection worksheet for evidence-based programs 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2010-08)
      This worksheet is designed to assist adolescent sexual health program providers in reviewing available evidence-based programs. The programs included are those selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ...
    • Stages of Adolescent Development (summary chart) 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2006)
      This chart summarizes the stages of adolescent development.
    • Strengthening communities through youth participation 

      Zeldin, Shepherd; Petrokubi, Julie; Collura, Jessica; Camino, Linda; Skolaski, Jennifer (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2009)
      In its work with community collaborations, the ACT for Youth initiative elevated youth engagement as one of its core outcomes and primary strategies. In this study by the Center for Nonprofits at University of Wisconsin - ...
    • Surviving on our own: The independent living survey project 

      Family Life Development Center, Cornell University; Tompkins County Youth Services Department; The Learning Web; The Learning Web Youth Outreach Program's young adult participants (2004-03)
      This report details findings from an innovative study that engaged a group of formerly homeless youth to research the scope and nature of youth homelessness in an upstate New York county.
    • Tools for Community Assessments 

      Unknown author (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2011-01-06)
      These worksheets will aid communities in assessing resources and collecting data.
    • Youth participation: How do we make it happen? 

      Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2003)
      Many positive youth development community-based efforts struggle with youth participation. This report documents a training program that was designed to assist community partners with organizational readiness as well as ...
    • Youth surveys and youth development strategies: Lessons from the field 

      Whitlock, 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.