Youth MOVE Maine
Youth MOVE Maine (YMM) - Youth Motivating Others through Voices of Experience, Maine’s chapter of Youth MOVE National – is a statewide, regionally based youth and young adult-driven program dedicated to ensuring that all young people have a say in the decisions that impact their lives. YMM supports young people’s efforts to improve policies that impact them, build skills for youth-adult partnerships and take leadership in raising awareness that makes a difference in others’ lives and in their communities.
Youth Court is a system that allows young people who have violated the law to be held accountable by their peers. Trained youth community volunteers act as advocates and judges using the restorative justice framework to create an agreement for all.
Portland Outright is a youth-driven program that offers support and services to LGBTQQ+ and Allied young people in the greater Portland, Maine area.
Thrive in partnership with the Department of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Justice Services, created the Community Outreach Specialist (COS) position to support families with youth, between the ages 12-20, who are currently involved with the Juvenile Justice Services, and experiencing mental health challenges. Community Outreach Specialists are not case managers but are individuals with similar lived experience as a parent or family member.
Trauma-Informed Trainings, TA & Consultation
In addition to webinars,THRIVE offers on-site trainings, as well as technical assistance (TA) and consultation on topics ranging from tips on the Trauma-Informed Agency Assessment and Guide to Trauma-Informed Organizational Development to trauma-informed system of care development and capacity building.
Trauma-Informed Webinar Trainings
* Next Steps to a T-I System of Care
* Creating T-I, Youth-Guided Systems
* Creating T-I, Family-Driven Systems
Registration for any of the above opens access to the Guide for Trauma-Informed Organizational Development and other resources.
Trauma-Informed Agency Assessment
This guide is an overview of "The System of Care Trauma-Informed Agency Assessment (TIAA)", an in-depth, validated data-collection tool designed by dedicated family, youth and agency staff to identify areas of strength and pinpoint areas for improving trauma-informed service. It is designed to meet agencies and communities where they are at, and to build on established successes. This assessment can be used by agencies to assess their practices and create a continuous quality improvement plan.