Youth Development Resources

Youth and Substances

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.  2007.  Substance Abuse in Canada: Youth in Focus.
http://www.ccsa.ca/2007%20CCSA%20Documents/ccsa-011521-2007-e.pdf

The Cool Spot – Health Risks of Underage Drinking and Drinking Too Much Alcohol http://www.thecoolspot.gov/too_much.asp

Morningside Recovery- A Parent's Guide to Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol http://www.morningsiderecovery.com/educational-resources/a-parents-guide-to-talking-to-teens-about-drugs-and-alcohol/ 

 

Community Development

The Community Tool Box
http://ctb.ku.edu/en/Default.htm

Ontario Healthy Community Coalition.  From the Ground Up: An Organizing Handbook for Health Communities.
http://www.ohcc-ccso.ca/en/from-the-ground-up-an-organizing-handbook-for-healthy-communities

Service Canada.  The Community Development Handbook: A Tool to Build Community Capacity.
http://www1.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/epb/sid/cia/comm_deve/cdhbooke.pdf

 

Assets in Action

Brockville, Ontario- Brockville Police Service
http://www.brockvillepolice.com/programs/assetdevelopmentforyouth.htm 

Children First
http://www.children-first.org/ 

City of Richmond, B.C.- youth strategy
http://www.richmond.ca/parksrec/youth/strategy.htm 

Halifax, Nova Scotia- Gang Prevention
http://www.halifax.ca/police/documents/gangprevention.pdf 

Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario- The Canadian Centre for Positive Youth Development
http://www.thrivecanada.ca/section.asp?catid=139&pageid=63 

Pittsford – parent resource guide
http://www.pittsfordschools.org/programs.cfm?subpage=1442 

Positive Tickets
http://positivetickets.com/about.html 

Resiliency Canada
http://www.resiliencycanada.ca

Safe & Drug Free Communities
http://www.ed.gov/programs/dvpgovgrants/index.html

Search Institute- Building Assets – Reducing Risks
http://www.search-institute.org/barr