Engaging Hard to Reach Populations Resource List

Explore additional resources to learn about the challenges of engaging difficult-to-reach populations of youth and young adults.

Publication year: 2022
Capacity Building Center for States


These supplemental materials contain information that 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 resource list with the corresponding Learning Experience video and 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.  

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2022). Engaging hard to reach populations resource list. 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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