This webpage provides information to states planning their NYTD Review on why and how a state should involve young people in their NYTD Review process. It discusses ways a state can support young people including providing resources, ideas on how to prepare them, debriefing, networking opportunities, and compensation ideas to incentivize participation. There is also a checklist with recommended timelines to assist states in when they should engage state young people. The checklist references specific section within the Guide to the NYTD Review.
This brief describes two Children’s Bureau programs through which young adults provide technical assistance to states about child welfare issues: the Young Adult Consultant program and the National Youth in Transition Database Reviewers program.
This document describes the standard and specialized conference calls used in planning for a National Youth in Transition Database Review. It includes a general timeline for the calls, and the time frame, participants, and content discussed for each type of call.
This guide is intended for use during the onsite visit to collect information that describes the state’s National Youth in Transition Database (NTYD) implementation and ongoing efforts from a variety of perspectives.
Tailored technical assistance (TA) is available to states that are working with the Children’s Bureau to plan for their NYTD Review on ways to engage young adults (ages 18−25) with current or former foster care experience to participate as a state NYTD Reviewer and in their state’s ongoing NYTD efforts.
This brief presents the latest findings from NYTD surveys completed by youth in NYTD Cohort 2 at age 19 (in FY 16). The brief also presents select comparisons of results between Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 youth at ages 17 and 19.