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RECENT & REVISED PUBLICATIONS

Fall Prevention: How to Handle a Fall

Critical Issue: Nutrition, Health and Food Safety

After a fall, panic is often the first reaction. It is important to stay calm and remain still so you can think clearly and take the appropriate steps to get help if needed. A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for General Public audience(s).
Released On: 09-21-2022

Social Networks and Obesity

Critical Issue: Nutrition, Health and Food Safety

Social networks play a very important part in successful weight management. This publication discusses social networks and ways these connections may support or hinder weight management. Written by Kellie Cooper, Megan A. McVay, and LaToya J. O’Neal, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, September 2022.
Released On: 09-21-2022

Introduction to Youth Online Peer Support: A Guide for Teens

Critical Issue: Families and Communities

This publication provides information about adolescent mental health and suicidality, ways that adolescents can provide empathetic support to a friend they met online, ways that adults can help, and the importance of self-care. Written by Angela Nielsen and Larry F. Forthun, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, August 2022.
Released On: 08-15-2022

Nonprofit Revenue Generation

Critical Issue: Families and Communities

This publication was designed to help nonprofit organizations develop a strategic revenue generation plan that aligns with their mission and organizational capacity. The publication discusses steps in choosing a revenue strategy, as well as common mistakes to avoid. Written by Micayla Richardson, Marlen Barajas Espinosa, Jennifer Jones, and Kimberly Wiley, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, May 2022.
Released On: 05-10-2022

Conducting a Process Evaluation in Nonprofit and Governmental Programs

Critical Issue: Families and Communities

The purpose of a program evaluation is to assess a program’s performance. This article explains how to (1) identify which type of failure nonprofit organizations may be facing, (2) choose the right evaluation tool in order to determine the specific problem, (3) interpret process evaluation results, and (4) use the evaluation findings for continuous program improvement. Written by Marlen Barajas Espinosa, Micayla Richardson, Chelsea DeMasters, Jennifer A. Jones, and Kimberly Wiley, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, May 2022.
Released On: 05-09-2022