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.