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 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.

 

 

Voices of Transgender Adolescents in Healthcare974431/10/2019 11:23:20 PM12http://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
Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program974564/18/2019 5:14:14 PM12http://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_2019_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program</a>Partnership DevelopmentCase Studies;Other
Evaluation Brief: Providers and Teens Communicating for Health974581/14/2019 3:54:22 PM21http://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
Health Experts, Meet Teen Experts974501/10/2019 11:42:18 PM6http://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
Peer & Partner Recruitment: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 974631/14/2019 4:16:46 PM7http://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
Champions for Change Community Toolkit974451/9/2019 10:21:37 PM9http://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
Continuum of Youth Involvement: Maine Youth Action Network974641/14/2019 4:30:22 PM6http://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
The Value of Youth Advisors974781/9/2019 6:05:40 PM13http://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>Operations;EvaluationTip 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
Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program974574/18/2019 5:13:46 PMhttp://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_2019_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program</a>Demographic Focus - Workforce Serving YouthCase Studies;Other
Syllabus: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 974601/14/2019 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) 974614/18/2019 5:17:23 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/2018-2019PeerandPartnerRecruitment.pdf" target="_blank">Background Flyer&#58; YAHA</a>OperationsFact Sheets;Tip Sheets/Talking Points
Council Action Plans: Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) 974624/18/2019 5:19:12 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_ActionProjects2018-2019.pdf" target="_blank">Council Action Plans&#58; YAHA</a>OperationsFact Sheets;Other
Starting Questions for Adult Allies: Maine Youth Action Network 974651/14/2019 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 974661/14/2019 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