Author Archives: hbrack

Expanding Partnerships 1

Engaging Faith Communities in Teen Pregnancy, STD/HIV Prevention Efforts ACT for Youth Center for Excellence – This tip sheet provides talking points and practical strategies for collaborating with faith-based organizations on efforts to support teens in staying healthy and leading … Continue reading

Cultural Competence 2

A Teen-Friendly Reproductive Health Visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014— This graphic from CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health highlights key elements of two teen-friendly reproductive health clinic visits, one for a female and one for a male. PDF

Cultural Competence 1

Enhancing Cultural Competence in Out-of-School Time Programs: What Is It, and Why Is It Important? Child Trends, 2007 — This “research to practice” resource  provides suggestions to youth-serving programs for developing cultural competence among staff and within program activities, in order to benefit … Continue reading

Diverse Youth 2

Young Men’s Clinic http://www.youngmensclinic.org/ New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH)/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) – The Young Men’s Clinic (YMC), one of the best known clinics for males in the country, offers low-cost, high-quality, “male-friendly” health services for all men 13-35 … Continue reading

Diverse Youth 1

Sexual Health Disparities among Disenfranchised Youth Oregon Health Authority and Pathways to Positive Futures, 2011– This report includes research briefs on sexual health disparities experienced by seven subpopulations of disenfranchised youth, including youth in corrections, youth with developmental disabilities, youth in … Continue reading

Evaluation 2

The Community Toolbox, Participatory Evaluation http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/overview/model-for-community-change-and-improvement/participatory-evaluation/main Workgroup for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas– The Community Toolbox website is a virtual compendium of capacity-building resources, including detailed and practical information on building partnerships, assessing community needs, community … Continue reading

Evaluation 1

Participatory Evaluation with Young People Program for Youth and Community, University of Michigan– This workbook for youth describes participatory evaluation as “learning for action” and provides practical tools and learning activities for youth to plan, conduct and act upon assessments of … Continue reading