Comprehensive Youth & Family Resources by jqlq3K


									                         Comprehensive Youth & Family Resources

                                    Categories & General Indicators

        Adult                                                                      Children's
                                     Children's Care & Safety                                                        Community Relations
Education/Employment                                                        Education/Development

* Employed or not                   * Access to quality child               * Age-appropriate                      * Knowledge of and access
* Presence or absence of            care/after school                       development -physical,                 to community resources
career goals,                       programming                             cognitive, emotional                   * Participation in the
appropriateness of goals.           * Ability to afford child               * Age appropriate                      community (i.e. school,
* Level of education, job           care/after school                       behavior; social skills                church, clubs, etc.)
skills; work history                programming                             * Verbal communication                 * Social conditions in the
* Employment in field of            * Assure safe environment               * Parents value child's                neighborhood
choice                                                                      education                              * Ability to communicate
* Income, hours, benefits                                                   * Parent/child interaction             with others
                                                                            * School behavior;                     * Type of relationship with
                                                                            attendance and readiness               family, friends and
                                                                            to learn                               neighborhood

    Family Relations                            Finances                           Food/Clothing                          Health/Safety

* Family health                     * Income level in context               * Ability to afford                    * Environmental
* Ability to resolve conflict       of local cost of living                 adequate food and                      conditions
* Interfamily                       * Long and short-term                   clothing                               * Health habits
communication skills                financial goals                         * Quality of diet;                     * Access to health
* Parenting skills                  * Budgeting skills and                  adequacy of clothing                   resources
* Extended family                   financial discipline                    * Nutritional value of                 * Status of physical health
relationships                       * Knowledge and                         meals                                  * Ability to afford health
                                    understanding of financial              * Conditions of food                   care
                                    institutions and resources              preparation resources
                                                                            (utensils, space,
                                                                            appliances, sanitation)

      Immigration/                                                             Social & Emotional                        Transportation/
      Resettlement                                                            Health & Competence                            Mobility

* Immigration status       * Security of housing over                       * Quality of social support            * Access to transportation
* Language skills based on time                                             system                                 based on level of need
needs                      * Safety of housing                              * Presence, degree of                  * Safety, condition of
* Maintaining cultural     * Stability of housing over                      substance abuse                        transportation
identity                   time                                             * Sense of personal                    Legal status of driver,
                           * Condition of housing                           responsibility                         vehicle (license, insurance,
Parent/Child               * Income and resources                           * Ability and willingness to           etc.)
Relationships              for housing                                      identify needs and access
* Age and                                                                   resources
developmentally                                                             * Quality of mental health
* Nurturing
* Discipline
* Interactions /

     Source: For information about the Matrix, please visit our ICCS website: or contact Jerry Endres (831) 582-
     3624 or email: Mr. Endres is the Community Director for the Institute for Community Collaborative Studies
     at California State University Monterey Bay.

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