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Almost Like Family: Family Child Care

2009

This report shares results of a study used to inform the development of a self-assessment tool appropriate for use by home-based providers as well as an extensive review of the literature on home-based programs.

(72 pp)

Webinar

The Impact of Isms on Well-being

July 2020

This webinar, part of the quarterly Youth Thrive Alive! forums, worked to highlight the structural, systemic and institutional inequities that are persistent barriers to youth thriving and achieving their goals. Presenters discussed how various Ism's such as racism, ageism, and sexism impact youth well-being.

Report

Charlie and Nadine H. v. Murphy Progress Report XXV (July 1 – December 31, 2019)

July 2020

This report measures the progress under the Sustainability and Exit Plan and includes performance data for the period of July 1 through December 31, 2019.

(100 pp)

Brief

Stronger Together: Building an Inclusive System of Supports for Immigrant Families During the Pandemic, and Always

July 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic demands federal action that includes protecting and promoting the well being of all families now, and into the future—especially for immigrant families. This brief explores how policymakers can begin to build a comprehensive and inclusive system of supports to protect immigrant families.

(10 pp)

Report

People of the State of CA v. Humboldt County DHHS and Sheriff’s Office (September 1, 2019–February 29, 2020)

June 2020

This report assesses Humboldt County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Services, and Humboldt County’s Sheriff’s Office’s progress in sustaining and performing corrective actions, focusing on September 1, 2019–February 29,2020, of a stipulated judgment filed by California’s Attorney General’s Office. The report contains recommendations of CSSP (the compliance monitor) for meeting and sustaining outstanding requirements of the Judgment. (79 pp)

Brief

Building Cognitive & Social-Emotional Competence Participant Manual

June 2020

This is the participant manual for Building Cognitive and Social-Emotional (CSE) Competencies, a one-day training, created by Youth in Focus, that takes a deeper dive into one of the five Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors and builds on content in other Youth Thrive training. This Module explores how cognitive and social-emotional abilities operate in youth’s daily experience and personal lives and what we can do to help young people develop and strengthen these skills in order to thrive. 

Find other CSE materials, including a trainer guide, worksheets, and PowerPoint slides, here.

Brief

Building Cognitive & Social-Emotional Competence Trainer Guide

June 2020

This is the trainer guide for Building Cognitive and Social-Emotional (CSE) Competencies, a one-day training, created by Youth in Focus, that takes a deeper dive into one of the five Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors and builds on content in other Youth Thrive training. This Module explores how cognitive and social-emotional abilities operate in youth’s daily experience and personal lives and what we can do to help young people develop and strengthen these skills in order to thrive. 

Find other CSE materials, including a participant manual, worksheets, and PowerPoint slides, here.
Brief

Building Cognitive & Social-Emotional Competence List and Worksheet

June 2020

These are the list and worksheets for Building Cognitive and Social-Emotional (CSE) Competencies, a one-day training, created by Youth in Focus, that takes a deeper dive into one of the five Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors and builds on content in other Youth Thrive training. This Module explores how cognitive and social-emotional abilities operate in youth’s daily experience and personal lives and what we can do to help young people develop and strengthen these skills in order to thrive. 

Find other CSE materials, including a trainer guide, participant manual, and PowerPoint slides, here.

PowerPoint

Building Cognitive & Social-Emotional Competence PowerPoint Slides

June 2020

This is the PowerPoint presentation for Building Cognitive and Social-Emotional (CSE) Competencies is a one-day training, created by Youth in Focus, that takes a deeper dive into one of the five Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors and builds on content in other Youth Thrive training. This Module explores how cognitive and social-emotional abilities operate in youth’s daily experience and personal lives and what we can do to help young people develop and strengthen these skills in order to thrive. 

Find other CSE materials, including a trainer guide, participant manual, and worksheets, here.

Webinar

Early Relational Health and Protective Factors

June 2020

This webinar offered an opportunity to reflect on the importance of foundational relationships and how this work can strengthen the protective factors framework and be integrated with your implementation of Strengthening Families.