Research and Trends

reclaimingjournal.com – The Reclaiming Youth journal provides concise, informative articles from leading educators and youth workers in the field of Child and Youth Care.  It deals with issues that affect at-risk youth and highlights a strengths-based response. A paid subscription gives you access to vast resources for faith-based community youth workers.

www.cpyu.org – Centre for Parent Teen Understanding: Providing resources and information about engaging with young people in our media saturated world. Great insights for youth workers and parents.

theyouthculturereport.com – An excellent faith-based resource updated daily, that gathers youth culture and youth ministry ideas and research from all over the internet and makes them available to you.  Well worth checking out!

www.cyc-net.org  -International Child & Youth Care workers forum, with training, resources and research about youth care around the world.

www.mcs.bc.ca  -McCreary Centre Society: Research on the state of youth in BC. An excellent window into the lives of young people, and the issues that affect them.

www.search-institute.org – Research-based information and resources on positive asset development for greater resiliency in youth.

www.barna.org – The vast work of Barna includes some research on youth and culture. Informative and useful in understanding young people today.

www.iasym.net – International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry: A forum to provide academic resources and development of the professional practice of youth work.

www.youthworker.com – This journal offers insights into youth culture that can be useful in understanding its impact on young people. It offers research and commentary on a wide range of topics that youth workers need to be informed about.

Resources to transform you and your world.