Division for Children, Youth and Families Teen Conferences Planning and Logistics

Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Teen Conferences Planning and LogisticsCommunity Health Institute/JSI (CHI/JSI) planned and implemented the New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) and the New Hampshire Teen Voices Youth Advisory Board (YAB) annual interactive and educational conferences. The conferences focus on the unique issues and challenges facing New Hampshire foster care youth while living in care, and their transition out of state care into adulthood. Youth were engaged in a participatory process to plan the workshop topics and conference materials including a youth designed conference logo. CHI/JSI staff coordinated all the conference logistics ensuring that the DCYF/YAB mission and goals were met or exceeded.