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Youth Development eUpdate

The Youth Development eUpdate is published electronically four times a year to provide information on promising practices in the areas of positive youth development, independent living, and permanency planning for adolescents.

June 2009 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • New Findings Show Innovative Savings Initiative Helps Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Save $3 Million, Build Assets
  • Florida Enacts Legislation to Benefit Children in Foster Care
  • The Finance Project Releases “Connected by 25” Reports

April 2009 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • New Publications from the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation/Casey Family Services and Casey Family Programs Release Report on 2008 National Convening on Youth Permanence
  • Opportunities in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for Supports and Services for Youth Transitioning from Foster Care

January 2009 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • Children’s Bureau Multi-Site Evaluation Reports of Chafee Independent Living Programs Available
  • “Rights and Resources,” a Resource for Pregnant and Parenting Young Adults in Foster Care, Released by The National Crittenton Foundation
  • Casey Family Program Report on EmPLOY (Employment and Life Opportunities for Youth) Project Available

April 2008 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • Children’s Bureau Publishes Final Rule on NYTD
  • 2008 National Pathways to Adulthood Conference: Bridges to the Future: Educational, Employment, Engagement
  • NRCOI Announces Schedule for Spring 2008 Webinars/Teleconferences

August 2007 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • DOL Funds Shared Youth Vision Pilot Projects
  • Casey to Take Over Funding Employment Programs for Foster Youth
  • News from States

May 2007 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • Pathways to Adulthood Conference
  • Children’s Bureau Discretionary Grant Announcement
  • National Foster Care Month

February 2007 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include

  • Save the Date: 2007 Pathways to Adulthood Conference
  • Call for ACYF Grant Reviewers
  • Program Spotlight: Program Spotlight: AmeriCorps*NCCC

October 2006 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include:

  • 2007 Child and Family Service Reviews Schedule
  • Advanced Level Technical Assistance Shared Youth Vision Forums
  • Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act

June 2006 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include:

  • Pathways to Adulthood: Conference Review
  • Adoption Advertisement Campaign Launched
  • Education Supports for Disabled Youth

March 2006 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include:

  • Proposed Budget for FY 2007
  • 2006 Foster Care Month
  • Program Spotlight: Educate Tomorrow, Miami, FL

December 2005 eUpdate

Articles for this issue include:

  • New Resources for ACLSA users
  • Websites for High School Students
  • Program Spotlight: Lifeworks, Austin, TX

December 2004 Electronic Version

Articles for this issue include:

  • DOL Initiative Focusing on Foster Youth
  • Chapin Hall Study
  • GAO Report

Summer 2004

Articles for this issue include:

  • Successful Adolescent Adoptions
  • Adolescent Permanency Model
  • Merging Permanency and Independent Living

February 2004 Electronic Version

Articles for this issue include:

  • Updates on Education and Training Vouchers
  • Research on Youth in Foster Care
  • Information on the Upcoming National Pathways Conference

Fall/Winter 2003

Articles for this issue include:

  • Information on Educational Advocacy
  • Summary and Description of Education and Training Voucher Program
  • Preparing Youth for Post-Secondary Education

May Electronic Version 2003

Articles for this issue include:

  • Summary and highlights from National Pathways to Adulthood Conference
  • National Foster Care Month Proclamation
  • Project Spotlight on the new Pew Commission on Children and Youth

February Electronic Version 2003

Articles for this issue include:

  • State By State Page Update
  • National Pathways Conference News
  • Spotlight on TLP

Fall/Winter 2002

Articles for this issue include:

  • Permanency vs. Independent Living
  • Involving Youth in the CFSR Process
  • Region I Meeting on Chafee Performance

Spring/Summer 2002

Article for this issue include:

  • A New Approach to Permanency Planning Reviews
  • Defining Some Roles and Functions of the Caseworker
  • Evaluability of Independent Living Programs is Funded