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Engaging Youth in NYTD
Examine new software and technology innovations, which provide better, more integrated services and cut costs for states and jurisdictions.
Capacity Building Center for States
Provides information on effectively integrating youth voice into a State’s efforts to collect and use National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) data, including strategies for recruiting and engaging youth as partners.
As youth in care begin to develop their own sense of self and independence, caseworkers may experience difficulties engaging them to participate in their case plans or helping them realize the impacts their decisions may have on their long-term future. This podcast, 'Engaging Youth in Foster Care', gives caseworkers the perspective of a former youth in foster care.