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Youth Thrive Survey Tip Sheet for Professionals

August 2020

This tip sheet serves as a tool for youth-serving professionals in understanding the relevance of  Youth Thrive™ Survey to their work and how it can help them best support young people.

Webinar

Youth Thrive Alive! Forum: 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.

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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.
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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.

Policy Paper

COVID-19: Our Response Must Protect the Health and Well-Being of All Children, Youth, and Families

March 2020

As the United States responds to the public health emergency and the looming economic crisis stemming from COVID-19, there has not been enough attention to the needs of children, youth, and families who are likely to suffer most during this crisis.

Read a statement from CSSP President Judith Meltzer on COVID-19.

(2pp)

Brief

Youth Thrive 4 Youth: FAQs

February 2020

This document answers frequently asked questions about the Youth Thrive 4 Youth (YT4Y) curriculum.

(4pp)

Webinar

Youth Thrive Survey Reflections and Lessons Learned

January 2020

This webinar showcased early adapters of the Youth Thrive Survey and the lessons and findings they learned from their implementation process.

Brief

Youth Thrive Survey Request for Support

January 2020

This is a questionnaire for jurisdictions and organizations to request assistance with the Youth Thrive Survey.