Wraparound supports refers to those services that help youth facing challenges become self-sufficient and thrive. These might include: education and workforce training, vocational rehabilitation, health and mental health services, food, housing, transportation, childcare, mentoring, and counseling. It is critical to coordinate these services and supports across systems, customizing them for each youth. Young people also need to be consistently supported by a caring, competent adult to help them navigate programs and services.
- December 21, 2015
Advising Strategies for Supporting First-Generation College Students: Can Technology Replace Counselors and Peers? (Part 3)
Jennifer Brown Lerner, Deputy DirectorAccording to research by Pew, 84% of all Americans use the internet and 97% of those ages 18-29 are online regularly. Th…
- December 7, 2015
A growing body of research on brain development has shown that the boundary between adolescence and adulthood is not a fixed point, but can extend well into an…
This webinar highlighted the work of the Statewide Afterschool Network in increasing investment in afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs.