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Creating Sustainable Career Pathways for Disconnected Youth: The Center for Promise Reflects

Creating Sustainable Career Pathways for Disconnected Youth: The Center for Promise Reflects
Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue

No

Abstract

This report is the third in a series from the Center for Promise (CfP) about how society can better support young people in graduating from high school and transitioning to college and careers. The author synthesizes the research conducted by CfP over the past five years that has delved into the lives of young people in the US who have left school without graduating or who are disconnected from the workforce. Through its research, CfP has sought to combine systematic, social science methodologies and analysis with the authentic voices of young people to provide a more accurate depiction of who “those” young people are and what they can achieve. (author abstract modified)

Accession number
25649
Authors
Zaff, J.F.
Type new
Paper/Research Report
Organization

Americas Promise Alliance

Series
Center for Promise
Year published new
2018
Availability

Available for free download on Americas Promise Alliance website at: http://www.americaspromise.org/report/creating-sustainable-career-pathw…

Coming From the Place of Walking with the Youth–That Feeds Everything: A Mixed Methods Case Study of a Runaway and Homeless Youth Organization

Coming From the Place of Walking with the Youth–That Feeds Everything: A Mixed Methods Case Study of a Runaway and Homeless Youth Organization
Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue

No

Abstract

This journal article presents findings from a mixed-methods case study that sought to identify how a runaway and homeless youth (RHY) organization engages in positive youth development. The researchers found consistent responses from the qualitative and quantitative data that reflect the organization’s youth-centered approach. The key policies and practices that the organization emphasizes are building and maintaining empathetic relationships with youth, promoting youths’ autonomy, and regularly evaluating whether the organization is meeting its mission to provide services that demonstrate best practices. (author abstract modified)

Accession number
25630
Authors
Leonard, N.R., Freeman, R., Ritchie, A.S., Gwadz, M.V., Tabac, L., Dickson, V.V., Cleland, C.M., Bolas, J., Hirsh, M.
Type new
Journal Article
Journal Name

Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

Volume new
34
Year published new
2017
Availability