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Josh helps us see the power of “youth voice” in changing both policy and in achieving personal goals. This is an excellent story to promote youth involvement in the CFSR and PIP process.


Child and Family Service Review (CFSR) Toolkit for Youth Involvement
This toolkit from the National Resource Center for Youth Development is a multi-media product that will expand over time as new materials are dev eloped and shared nationwide. The CFSR Toolkit document provides important information on how to prepare youth and adults to work in partnership to improve the nation’s child welfare syst

Best Practices for Increasing Meaningful Youth Participation in Collaborative Team Planning
Achieve My Plan is a five-year project that is developing and testing ways to increase the meaningful participation of youth in collaborative team planning meetings. This document shares some of was learned about how to create plans with youth, so that youth will see the plans as a means to help them move towards important life goals. These best practices are based on a combination of research findings and input from AMP advisors and other youth and adults who are part of planning teams around the nation

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