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ACT for Youth Resources

The entire ACT for Youth website is full of resources! In this section, you'll find some of the most popular — including publications, our newsletter, curricula, online trainings, and webinar recordings developed by ACT for Youth.


Search our database of over 200 articles, reports, and presentations in the areas of positive youth development, adolescence, sexual health, program planning, and more.

ACT for Youth Update

Emailed monthly, the ACT for Youth Update links to youth development resources, adolescent health resources, professional development opportunities, and funding announcements. These resources are compiled especially for youth development professionals and policymakers. Subscribe and find back issues here.

Curricula and Online Trainings

ACT for Youth has developed popular youth development training manuals and online courses all freely available here. Find the Positive Youth Development (PYD) 101 training manual, PYD 101 online courses, and more.

Positive Youth Development Network Webinar Series

ACT for Youth sponsored webinars for youth development professionals throughout New York State for several years. These recordings can be used for professional development for all professionals and volunteers. who work with adolescents.

Mental Health Webinar Series

In light of the increasing incidence of mental health challenges among young people, ACT for Youth sponsored a series of webinars for youth-serving organizations funded by the New York State Department of Health. These webinars were recorded in 2021 and 2022.