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Team YAP to Argentina

  • 4/7/2015 2:47:00 AM
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Team YAP to Argentina seeks sponsorship from local businesses and individual donations to support our participation in the Street Soccer America Cup in Buenos Aires this spring! DONATE NOWYAP has been invited to represent the United States at the Street Soccer America Cup in May. Street Soccer America Cup is an international event that brings youth delegations from around the world for a cultural exchange, leadership workshops and a street soccer tournament. Organized by FuDE (Fundación Fútbol ...
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YAP Youth Competes in Street Soccer World Cup

YAP Youth Competes in Street Soccer World Cup

  • 7/21/2014 5:54:00 AM
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Ellana Watson, Philadelphia YAP Graduate, represented YAP in Sao Paulo, Brazil at "Mundial Futebol de Rua/Street Soccer World Cup" this month. Young people from over 20 countries participated in workshops, activities and a Street Soccer Tournament devoted to social inclusion, human rights, leadership development, collaboration and peaceful resolution to conflict.The delegates represented various non-profits from 5 continents doing work in their respective countries to address issues such as excl...
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YAP Ireland Evaluation Shows Positive Outcomes

YAP Ireland Evaluation Shows Positive Outcomes

  • 3/26/2014 7:00:00 PM
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The Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Ireland launched on 3 March an evaluation carried out by a research team from National University of Maynooth. This longitudinal study sought to evaluate the effectiveness of the YAP model in an Irish context, to assess whether the structure of the organization is fit for purpose and whether its new programs contribute to positive outcomes for young people and families.The study concludes that the YAP program is implemented as intended, with treatment fidelity....
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YAP's Community-Based Approach for High-Risk Youth to be Highlighted at France Forum, Nov 2-6

YAP's Community-Based Approach for High-Risk Youth to be Highlighted at France Forum, Nov 2-6

  • 10/29/2013 11:02:00 AM
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YAP's international team will participate in a plenary address and facilitate a workshop at a forum, "Engaging and Empowering Young People to Participate in a Collective Social Action for Change," in Lyon, France. The plenary and workshop will focus on YAP's 5 guiding principles: individualized service planning, family engagement, using a strength-based approach, adhering to a no-reject policy and cultural competence, with a special emphasis on neighborhood-based recruitment.The participants of ...
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Australia's Life Without Barriers to Visit YAP Sites

  • 4/24/2013 10:20:00 AM
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LIfe Without Barriers Chief Executive Officer Claire Robbs and Director of Clinical Services Deidre Thompson are coming to YAP to visit a number of YAP programs, hoping to learn from the model to help Austrailian youth and families with services that can prevent out of home placement or return youth safely to the community from out-of-home placement. The week long journey began on Monday, April 22nd, in Orlando, Florida with a visit to YAP's Orange County Program. YAP runs a number of programs o...
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