July 26, 2016
This report offers an explication of the youth engagement philosophy and presents strategies to achieve youth engagement that reflect a current understanding of best practices. This report is a companion to “A Study of Best Practices in Parent Engagement and Leadership Development” prepared for the New Hampshire Department of Education and the Endowment for Health. The report begins with discussions of resilience and positive youth development to set the foundation for understanding best practices in youth engagement, followed by a presentation of best practices.
July 7, 2016
he New Hampshire Endowment for Health and the New Hampshire Office of Student Wellness, within the New Hampshire Department of Education, have partnered to support a project to assist New Hampshire stakeholders to expand and improve parent and youth engagement in community and state activities that promote the social-emotional development and behavioral health of New Hampshire’s children. This document, Gap Analysis provides a brief set of recommendations for moving forward. The Gap Analysis was conducted by comparing types of Best Practices described in the initial products produced by the project to the types of practices identified through multiple information-seeking actions about current NH practices.
A credential that validates experience, commitment and competence in the fields of Early Childhood and Mental Health, jointly endorsed by NHAIMH and the Child Development Bureau of NH Health and Human Services.