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Looking for a summary? Info Briefs describe policy, practice, or research on critical issues and challenges facing the workforce development system in serving youth. Research Briefs consolidate references to key published resources on a given area of focus.

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Providing Quality Career Development within Youth Development & Leadership Programs

Mar 08, 2018 Publication
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This brief is aimed at assisting youth development and leadership programs with increasing career development …

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Helping Youth with Mental Health Needs Avoid Transition Cliffs: Lessons from Pioneering Transition Programs

Mar 08, 2018 Publication
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This InfoBrief discusses challenges faced by youth and young adults with mental health needs during …

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Transition’s Missing Link: Health Care Transition

Mar 07, 2018 Briefs

NCWD/Youth’s Guideposts for Success provide a framework for what all youth, including youth with chronic …

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YouthACT Policy Brief – Our Lives in High School and Beyond

Feb 27, 2018 Publication
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The Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT), a project of NCWD/Youth, has published two policy briefs written by youth for policymakers; Our Lives in High School and Beyond and it’s counterpart; Our Voices Matter in Our Communities.

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Designing Professional Development for Youth Workforce Development

Aug 11, 2017 Publication
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This Info Brief from NCWD/Youth describes strategies and considerations for designing and delivering professional development for youth …

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Supporting Student Success through Connecting Activities: An Info Brief Series for Community Colleges

Oct 24, 2016 Publication
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Community college leaders are increasingly concerned with finding ways to better support and engage students …

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