Engaging Hard to Reach Populations

Learn about the challenges of engaging difficult-to-reach populations of youth and young adults. 

Publication year: 2022
Capacity Building Center for States

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This presentation identifies common barriers and challenges for states, jurisdictions, and Tribes when engaging difficult-to-reach populations of youth and young adults. Topics include risk factors and benefits of engagement and strategies for supporting and engaging with difficult-to-reach youth and young adults. 

Use this video with the CWVE 2022 Learning Experience Discussion Guide, which provides a description of the topic, reflection questions for individual learning, and conversation starters and team activities for child welfare staff and collaborative partners to explore together.  

Are you looking for additional resources? Check out the Engaging Hard to Reach Populations Resource List.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2022). Engaging hard to reach populations. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

This material may be freely reproduced and distributed. However, when doing so, please credit Capacity Building Center for States. 

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