Youth Engagement Resources

 

This toolkit includes a varierty of strategies and resources to assist you, wherever you are in your youth engagement efforts.

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Wyoming Adolescent Health Partnership (WAHP)211291/14/2019 2:57:04 PM6http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseOverview of the Youth & Young Adult Health Program in Wyoming, which aims to ensure that all young people are healthy and ready to learn, work, & transition successfully to adulthood.<a href="https&#58;//health.wyo.gov/publichealth/mch/youthandyoungadult-health/" target="_blank">Wyoming Adolescent Health Partnership (WAHP)</a>OperationsOther
Statewide Youth Network (SYN) United Informational Videos137341/10/2019 11:21:26 PM3http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseYouTube channel of SYN-United Colorado Youth Advisors. Their mission is to support each other via resource sharing, communal training, networking and professional development opportunities.<a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/channel/UCxDm9nWA7_40soUR_ysnZ-A/videos" target="_blank">SYN United YouTube Channel</a>Demographic Focus - Youth ThemselvesOther
Voices of Transgender Adolescents in Healthcare137461/10/2019 11:40:02 PM3http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis video clip offers perspectives from transgender and gender non-conforming youth about their experiences and what they want from the healthcare system.<a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHN3YhMi-5A&amp;t=55s" target="_blank">Voices of Transgender Adolescents in Healthcare</a>Demographic Focus - Youth ThemselvesTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Health Experts, Meet Teen Experts137471/10/2019 11:42:18 PM3http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseTAC-TAC created this piece in collaboration with Michigan’s AHI to foster better healthcare treatment for teenagers and provide teens’ perspectives on priorities for their healthcare.<a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjpO06F6mug" target="_blank">Health Experts, Meet Teen Experts</a>Demographic Focus - Youth ThemselvesTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program211301/14/2019 3:34:57 PM3http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseAMCHP Innovation Station profile of the PATCH program, noted as a promising practice to improve youth’s health care experiences through an innovative, multiprong, community-based approach.<a href="/programsandtopics/BestPractices/InnovationStation/ISDocs/PATCH%20Program.pdf" target="_blank">Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program</a>Partnership DevelopmentCase Studies;Other
Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program211311/14/2019 3:37:32 PM3http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseAMCHP Innovation Station profile of the PATCH program, noted as a promising practice to improve youth’s health care experiences through an innovative, multiprong, community-based approach.<a href="/programsandtopics/BestPractices/InnovationStation/ISDocs/PATCH%20Program.pdf" target="_blank">Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program</a>Demographic Focus - Workforce Serving YouthCase Studies;Other
Evaluation Brief: Providers and Teens Communicating for Health211321/14/2019 3:54:22 PM9http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseAn evaluation summary of the Wisconsin PATCH program’s effects on knowledge among youth and clinicians, intentions to seek and provide quality care, and reported change in care delivery. <a href="https&#58;//www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org/_WMS/publications/wmj/pdf/114/5/213.pdf" target="_blank">Evaluation of a Curriculum to Improve Clinician Communication With Adolescents</a>Partnership DevelopmentCase Studies;Other
Syllabus: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 211341/14/2019 4:04:06 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseOverview of the curriculum designed for implementing YAHA’s training in the Adolescent Health Program and other public health programs aimed to improve the lives of Alaska’s adolescents.<a href="http&#58;//dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Documents/YAHA/YAHA-Syllabus%202017-2018.pdf" target="_blank">Syllabus&#58; Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) </a>OperationsTemplates (for outreach, activity facilitation, operations, etc.)
Background Flyer: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 211351/14/2019 4:06:57 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseInformational flyer on the members of Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska: their mission, service activities, and call to action in support of youth voice for enhanced youth engagement. <a href="http&#58;//dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Documents/YAHA/What_YAHA_Does2017-2018.pdf" target="_blank">Background Flyer&#58; YAHA</a>OperationsFact Sheets;Tip Sheets/Talking Points
Council Action Plans: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 211361/14/2019 4:11:29 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseYAHA’s community action project plans for improving the lives, health, and safety of adolescents in Alaska includes a review of an assessment conducted on healthy & unhealthy relationships.<a href="http&#58;//dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Documents/YAHA/YAHA_ActionProjects2016-2017.pdf" target="_blank">Council Action Plans&#58; YAHA</a>OperationsFact Sheets;Other
Peer & Partner Recruitment: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 211371/14/2019 4:16:46 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseProject recruitment letter for organizations, activities, campaigns, and publications seeking to add youth voice and perspective, by showcasing the community reception of YAHA.<a href="http&#58;//dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Documents/YAHA/2018-2019PeerandPartnerRecruitment.pdf" target="_blank">Peer &amp; Partner Recruitment&#58; YAHA</a>OperationsToolkits;Templates (for outreach, activity facilitation, operations, etc.);Tip Sheets/Talking Points
Continuum of Youth Involvement: Maine Youth Action Network211381/14/2019 4:30:22 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseA visual depiction of the spectrum of interactions between youth & adults involved in fostering youth participation & tip sheet offering suggestions to improve adult & youth partnerships.<a href="http&#58;//www.myan.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/YA-Partnership-Spectrum.pdf" target="_blank">Continuum of Youth Involvement </a>Operations;Partnership DevelopmentTip Sheets/Talking Points
Starting Questions for Adult Allies: Maine Youth Action Network 211541/14/2019 4:35:43 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseA resource for adults seeking to strengthen youth groups working on social and/or public health issues in their community by encouraging them to examine their capacity to serve youth. <a href="http&#58;//www.myan.org/programs/1342-2/building-youth-power/" target="_blank">Starting Questions for Adult Allies</a>OperationsTip Sheets/Talking Points
Overview: Getting to Y 211551/14/2019 4:49:07 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseVideo of Vermont middle school students learning to utilize Youth Risk Behavior Survey data as a springboard for civic activism. Initiative seeks to understand the “why” of youth behavior. <a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGsrbyV9Nuk" target="_blank">Overview&#58; Getting to Y</a>Operations;EvaluationCase Studies
Evaluation: Getting to Y Middle School Pilot Program (2014)211571/14/2019 5:09:32 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis evaluation examines the program’s influence on perspectives of youth & adults around adolescent risk, resiliency, & healthy behaviors, and also programmatic impact on youth-adult teams.<a href="https&#58;//www.upforlearning.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Evaluation_of_Getting_to_Y_-_Middle_School_Pilot_Program.pdf" target="_blank">Evaluation&#58; Getting to Y Middle School Pilot Program (2014)</a>EvaluationCase Studies