Youth Engagement Resources

YE toolkit.pngThis resource portal  includes a variety of strategies and examples to assist you, wherever you are in your youth engagement efforts. The items listed in this inventory are featured in the interactive learning module, Best Practices for Youth Engagement: A Resource for Title V/ Maternal and Child Health Programs. 

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This toolkit *TEST 2* includes a varierty of strategies and resources to assist you, wherever you are in your youth engagement efforts.

If you would like to navigate to resources related to your specific areas of interest, please choose a combination in the dropdowns below. By default this page displays a comprehensive list of resources all at once.

 

 

Teen Self-Advocacy: How to Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate974411/9/2019 8:40:05 PM19http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis video offers insight on the teenage perspective in adolescent clinical care and encourages teens to advocate for the quality care they deserve as they enter adulthood.<a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4C3mLDOjnU&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">Teen Self-Advocacy</a>Operations;Demographic Focus - Youth ThemselvesToolkits;Case Studies;Templates (for outreach, activity facilitation, operations, etc.);Tip Sheets/Talking Points
Fact Sheet: The Youth Partnership for Health 974341/2/2019 10:16:39 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseFact sheet on the Colorado’s YPH Program, which includes brief overviews on why youth should be included (the evidence-base), challenges, opportunities, and state/local partnerships. <a href="https&#58;//www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/PF_Youth_YPHfactsheet.pdf" target="_blank">Youth Partnership for Health (Colorado) </a>Operations;EvaluationFact Sheets
Colorado Youth Advisory Council (COYAC) Policy Recommendations974351/2/2019 10:09:46 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis page provides access to COYAC policy recommendations from council years 2013-2018, examining, evaluating, and discussing the current and future interests and needs of Colorado youth.<a href="http&#58;//engagedpublic.com/coyac-policy-recommendations.php" target="_blank">COYAC Policy Recommendations</a>Advocacy;PolicyOther
The Value of Youth Advisors974361/10/2019 11:22:12 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis report summarizes evaluation findings of implementing a youth advisor model at a state health department, including Positive Youth Development principles, roles, structure, and impact. <a href="https&#58;//www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/PF_Youth_Value-of-Youth-Advisors-report.pdf" target="_blank">Report&#58; The Value of Youth Advisors</a>Partnership DevelopmentTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Statewide Youth Network (SYN) United Informational Videos974371/9/2019 7:04:51 PMhttp://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>Operations;Partnership DevelopmentOther
Oregon Student Health Advocate: Video Testimonials974391/9/2019 7:21:51 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseVideos of youth and professionals discussing young people being attentive to health, the value of organizing youth on health issues, and the importance of prioritizing teen health concerns. <a href="https&#58;//osbha.org/ourwork/youthaction" target="_blank">Oregon Student Health Advocate Testimonials</a>AdvocacyCase Studies
American Red Cross Youth: RCYO News974401/9/2019 8:13:51 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseLatest stories and news featuring youth volunteers of the American Red Cross, maintained by its National Youth Council, who promote young volunteers as a valued resource in their mission.<a href="http&#58;//redcrossyouth.org/blog-2/" target="_blank">American Red Cross Youth </a>OperationsCase Studies
Drawing a Picture: Adolescent Centered Medical Homes974421/10/2019 11:22:53 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThrough whiteboard illustration, TAC-TAC members explain what makes them feel welcome when visiting the doctor’s office, including physical space, policies procedures, and priorities.<a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAu5ad827I8&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">Drawing a Picture</a>Demographic Focus - Workforce Serving YouthTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Voices of Transgender Adolescents in Healthcare974431/10/2019 11:23:20 PMhttp://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 - Workforce Serving YouthTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Health Experts, Meet Teen Experts974441/10/2019 11:23:46 PMhttp://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 - Workforce Serving YouthTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Champions for Change Community Toolkit974451/9/2019 10:21:37 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis toolkit was developed as a resource to encourage local tribal and urban Indian communities to recognize and celebrate Native youth who are creating positive change across the nation.<a href="https&#58;//assets.aspeninstitute.org/content/uploads/files/content/upload/CFC_Toolkit_CNAY_0.pdf" target="_blank">Champions for Change Community Toolkit</a>Operations;Partnership DevelopmentToolkits
The Value of Youth Advisors974471/10/2019 11:32:24 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis report summarizes evaluation findings of implementing a youth advisor model at a state health department, including Positive Youth Development principles, roles, structure, and impact.<a href="https&#58;//www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/PF_Youth_Value-of-Youth-Advisors-report.pdf" target="_blank">Report&#58; The Value of Youth Advisors</a>Demographic Focus - Workforce Serving YouthTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Drawing a Picture: Adolescent Centered Medical Homes974481/10/2019 11:37:52 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThrough whiteboard illustration, TAC-TAC members explain what makes them feel welcome when visiting the doctor’s office, including physical space, policies procedures, and priorities.<a href="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAu5ad827I8&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">Drawing a Picture</a>OperationsTip Sheets/Talking Points;Other
Fast Facts: Native American Youth and Indian Country974511/14/2019 2:36:22 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThe CNAY developed a 2-page reference of facts highlighting general information, challenges, and statistics facing Native American Youth of the 567 federally recognized tribes.<a href="http&#58;//www.cnay.org/docs/Native-Youth-Fast-Facts-Update-2016.pdf" target="_blank">Fast Facts&#58; Native American Youth and Indian Country</a>Demographic Focus - Youth ThemselvesFact Sheets
Native American Youth 101974521/14/2019 2:45:29 PMhttp://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/AdolescentHealth/YouthEngagement/Lists/Resources/AllItems.aspxFalseThis report by the Center for Native American Youth provides an overview and examples of key Native Youth priorities such as health promotion, education, and safety & juvenile justice.<a href="http&#58;//www.cnay.org/docs/Native-American-Youth-101.pdf" target="_blank">Native American Youth 101</a>Demographic Focus - Youth ThemselvesCase Studies;Fact Sheets