Family & Youth Peers Resources

Family & Youth Peers Resources

Family & Youth Peers Resources

Youth and FamilyAssessment of Youth/Young Adult Voice at the Agency Level (Y-VAL) The Y-VAL is a validated tool intended to measure support for the meaningful participation of youth and young adults in advising and decision making at the agency level.
Youth and FamilyWraparound_Family_Guide09-2010Supporting Family Participation in Systems of Care
Youth and FamilyHow-To-YG-Training-GuideThe How To’s of Youth Guided Practice
Youth and FamilyNYS_Success_Research_Brief-Youth_Guided_CareYouth Guided Research Brief
Youth and FamilyDo’s and Don’t of Youth Guided PracticeDo’s and Don’t of Youth Guided Practice
Youth and FamilyOn the Shoulders of Giants videoThe family and youth movement continues to develop and grow in New York State as well as nationally.
LGBTQ ResourcesLGBTQ Resources
Peer CredentialingFTNYS PEP trainings
Peer CredentialingCTAC
Peer CredentialingFamilies Together in NYS
Peer CredentialingCTAC Training
Peer CredentialingSupervision of Peer Workers
Peer CredentialingNYS CFTSS Provider Manual
Peer CredentialingSustainability_Checklist
Families and EvaluationFamilies-and-Evaluation-7.29.16Importance of family involvement in assessment, and in monitoring and outcome evaluation (AACAP, 2009)
Families and EvaluationWraparound_Family_Guide09-2010Family Booklet for Wraparound – NWIC
Statewide Peer OrganizationsFREDLA
Statewide Peer OrganizationsYouth MOVE National
Statewide Peer OrganizationsYouth Power!
Statewide Peer OrganizationsYLAN
Statewide Peer OrganizationsBravehearts
Statewide Peer OrganizationsYouth Power! Video
Statewide Peer OrganizationsRethinking Cultural competence: Shifting to Cultural Humility 
Statewide Peer OrganizationsMOVE It Forward Toolkit 2022
Youth and Families

Statewide Peer Organizations
Exploring the Impact of Social Media On Youth

Reflection Guide
This video-based training emphasizes data from the Surgeon General’s 2023 Advisory, addresses prevalent concerns among parents and caregivers, and explores both the drawbacks and benefits of social media for youth today, and features testimonials from youth leaders nationwide. There is an accompanied ‘Self-Reflection’ document for participants to further engage in the training.
Youth and Families

Statewide Peer Organizations
Effective Responses: Strategies for Assisting Youth in Crisis

Reflection Guide

This training will focus on developing communication skills and best practices for supporting youth who are at risk or in a crisis when chatting or texting with at-risk or in crisis youth. This training will focus on meeting youth where they are and communicating in ways, and with methods and platforms, they are most comfortable with.

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