Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, November 2006 Supplement
"Improving Public Health Through Youth Development"
The articles listed below are part of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice's November 2006 supplement entitled "Improving Public Health Through Youth Development." This supplement presents and discusses youth development (YD) approaches in the context of public health programs. The purpose of the supplement is to acquaint public health practitioners with the basic concepts of YD and to provide guidance about how to put them into practice.
These articles have been posted with permission from Wolters Kluwer Health, the publisher of Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. For further information, visit the journal website.
- Youth Development is a Public Health Approach (Guthrie S. Birkhead, Marta H. Riser, Kristine Mesler, Thomas C. Tallon, and Susan J. Klein)
- Adolescent Health and Youth Development: Turning Social Policy Into Public Health Practice (Richard E. Kreipe)
- Youth Development and Prevention (Stephen F. Hamilton)
Section A: General Issues
- Healthy Youth Development: Science and Strategies (Debra Hilkene Bernat and Michael D. Resnick)
- Management Matters: Sustaining Funds for Youth Development Programs (Karen E. Walker)
- Terms of Engagement: Aligning Youth, Adults, and Organizations Toward Social Change (Sarah Schulman)
- Youth Development as a "Big Picture" Public Health Strategy (Karen J. Pittman, Shanetta Martin and Nicole Yohalem)
Section B: Youth Development in New York State
- Comprehensive Statewide Approach to Improve Youth Outcomes: Experience of the New York State Youth Development Team (Thomas P. Carter, Kenneth C. Spitalny, Naomi R. Marsh, Newell Eaton, Sally A. Herrick, and Marta H. Riser)
- New York State's "Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth:" A Statewide Approach Effects Community Change (Marta H. Riser, Kristine Mesler, Thomas C. Tallon and Guthrie S. Birkhead)
- Building Effective Community Partnerships for Youth Development: Lessons Learned from ACT for Youth (Jutta A. Dotterweich)
- Come on Back: Enhancing Youth Development Through School/Community Collaboration (Elizabeth Mastro, Mary Grenz Jalloh and Felicia Watson)
- Capacity-building for Youth Workers Through Community-based Partnerships (Ken Peake, Susan Gaffney and Michael Surko)
- Don't Make Decisions About Us, Without Us (Robert Berke, Ann Morse Abdella and Laurie K. Adams)
Section C: Evaluation
- Selecting Statewide Youth Development Outcome Indicators (Michael Surko, Lawrence W. Pasti, Janis Whitlock and Deborah A. Benson)
- Evaluating Youth in Participatory Research and Evaluation (Jane L. Powers and Jennifer S. Tiffany)
- Measuring Youth Development Outcomes for Community Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement: Findings From Dissemination of the Rochester Evaluation of Asset Development for Youth (READY) Tool (Premini Sabaratnam and Jonathan D. Klein)
- Targeting Evaluations of Youth Development-oriented Community Partnerships (Michael Surko, Hal A. Lawson, Susan Gaffney and Nancy Claiborne)