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Seeking Board members and committee volunteers!

Seeking Board members and committee volunteers!

The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth & Families seeks community members interested in joining its Board or any committees. The role of the Partnership is to improve the health, well-being and safety of children, youth and families in Arlington. APCYF is a community-led advisory Board of community volunteers, as well as Arlington County Government and […]

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What are Assets, anyway?

What are Assets, anyway?

Developmental Assets are:     • Skills • Positive Relationships • Values • Opportunities* Developmental Assets® are essential building blocks for the healthy development of children and youth. Arlington uses the Developmental Assets as a framework because… Assets are POSITIVE! They focus on supports we (families, schools and community) provide to young people through the relationships we have with […]

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Youth Risk Behavior Survey New Data

Youth Risk Behavior Survey New Data

YRBS 2013 Reports: High School – Tables Grade 6 Tables ALL Tables 1-16-14 Presentation to Arlington County School Board 11/7/13 Survey for High School | Grade 6 Trend Data, 2004-2010, All Grades (revised August, 2014) 2010 Chartbook Grades 8 to 10 2010 Chartbook Grade 6 2007 Chartbook 2004 YRBS Overview 2001 Taking Chances (YRBS) all files in PDF […]

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Developmental Asset Tip

Developmental Asset Tip

—Expect each young person to do his or her best. Most of us will never be Olympic athletes, movie or rock stars, Nobel prize winners, nor even perfect parents – and no one is all of these. But we all can do our best at whatever we try, and our kids are the same. Notice […]

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Connect With Kids Champions – Now seeking nominations!

Connect With Kids Champions – Now seeking nominations!

A child is not a vessel to be filled, but rather a fire to be kindled. We at the Partnership for Children, Youth and Families believe that inspiring children and lighting fires of creativity, learning, caring, and leadership in them will help them be the best they can be. and Connect With Kids Champions make […]

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Assets Conference October 18 – Register Today!

Assets Conference October 18 – Register Today!

We invite parents, coaches, afterschool program staff and anyone who works with youth to join us for the the 3rd Conference on Developmental Assets®, to be held October 18, 2014, from 8:30am-2:30pm at Kenmore Middle School, 200 South Carlin Springs Road. This FREE event is sponsored by the Arlington Out of School Time Council. “Sparking […]

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APCYF Notes 3/24

APCYF Notes 3/24

March 24, 2014 Notes Attendance: John Andelin, Michael Brown, Bill Browning, Dave Carlson, Kim Durand, Karla Hagan, Barbara Gomez, Rebecca Goodhart, Siobhan Grayson, Alicia Guajardo, Judy Hadden, Rachel Harlan, Marian Harmon, Linda Henderson, Cintia Johnson, Tyler Laredo, Laura Lazour, Mary Ann Moran, Anne O’Brien, Monique O’Grady, Sam Stebbins, Whitney Strand, Michael Swisher, Kathleen Trainor, Anna […]

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Data Committee Meeting 4/22

Data Committee Meeting 4/22

The next APCYF Data Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am in Room A and via GoToMeeting. Attached is the Action Plan that has been developed for the READY Coalition’s Drug Free Community Grant. As discussed in an earlier meeting it was recommended that the READY Coalition […]

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