Youth Topics eNewsletter

Youth Topics is a service of the Center for Children and Families of the Department of Community and Human Services. It is produced by Jacqueline Coachman, DCHS Office of Youth Services.

Page updated on May 11, 2016 at 5:45 PM

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Highlights of the 11 May 2016 Edition: 

FACE Center May Workshops
Second Thursday Art Night - Pets (May 12)
ALIVE! Sidewalk Sale (May 14)
Third Annual Community BBQ (May 16)
Wine on the Water (May 21)
RTI Policy Forum on Mental Health and Violence (May 26)
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Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students
Phoenix Society for Burn Victims Education Grants
National Geographic Expeditions Council Grants
School-Justice Partnerships Certificate Program
NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Awards
Read More on Careers/Volunteerism

The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on April 15, April 25, May 2 and May 6.

Special Education Video Series
Teachers Give ACPS Overwhelming Positive Endorsement of Working Conditions
Lyle Brothers Focus on Olympics
Find More Research & Resources

FBI Urged to Dump Extremism Website Aimed at Schools
New Online Tool Expands Access to School Climate Measurements
How Prince Used Coding to Help Uplift African-American Boys
Most Bonus-Winning Teachers Work at Schools in More Affluent Areas
Income-Based Gaps in College Attainment Have Worsened Since 1970, Report Finds
Most Young Children with ADHD Are Missing Behavior Therapy
Read More on Education

Youth Well-Being
De Niro, Tribeca Film Festival Pull Anti-Vaccine Film From Slate After Outcry
How Schools Are Using 'Mindful Eating' to Help Prevent Eating Disorders
Report: Bullying is a Serious Public Health Problem
Youth Suicide Rates Have Climbed Since 1999, Data Shows
A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities
Read More on Youth Well-Being

Juvenile Justice  
Youth Policing Project
Health Disparities in Drug and Alcohol-Use Disorders: A 12-Year Longitudinal Study of Youths After Detention
Read More About Juvenile Justice

Workshops & Webinars 
Community-wide Partnerships to Support Students Success (May 17)
Educators and Counselors Prevent Bullying of Muslim Youth (May 23)
Disciplinary Data Use and Research: Lessons from Syracuse (June 14)
Find More Workshops & Webinars