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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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Helping Youth Build Work Skills for Job Success: Tips for Parents and Families

Feb 04, 2012 Publication
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InfoBrief offering strategies families can use to work with young people to develop skills leading to workplace success.

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Engaging Youth in Work Experiences: An Innovative Strategies Practice Brief

Innovative Strategies Practice Brief providing practical examples of promising and exemplary youth programs to engage youth in paid and unpaid work experiences.

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Core Competencies for Youth Service Professionals: Guiding Youth Toward Employment

Sep 26, 2011 Publication
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This InfoBrief identifies a five-step plan for organizations interested in supporting the professional development of youth service professionals.

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A man experiences workplace bullying with two hostile co-workers in the background.

Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace: What Youth Should Know

Sep 26, 2011 Publication
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This InfoBrief helps youth recognize signs of bullying in the workplace and understand how bullying differs from disability harassment.

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Using Career Interest Inventories to Inform Career Planning

This is a brief that explores strategies of promising and exemplary programs serving youth with disabilities to conduct career interest inventories with youth, as well as additional resources.

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Male high school student studies at home.

Improving High School Outcomes for All Youth: Recommendations for Policy & Practice

Sep 20, 2011 Publication
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This is a brief with specific policy recommendations to ensure improvements in secondary and post-school outcomes for all students, including those with diverse learning and support needs.

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