Benefits of Youth Engagement for Agencies

This infographic was created by the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health as part of their Youth Engagement Toolkit.

HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:
Agencies will benefit from youth engagement because it:

  • Improves program effectiveness and the agency's ability to connect with youth
  • Increases the visibility of mental health services in the community
  • Promotes a culture of inclusion and diversity
  • Enhances access to mental health services
  • Increases community reach
  • Promotes entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Fosters staff commitment to the agency
  • Increases credibility and appeal to relevant funders

Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. (2016). Youth Engagement Toolkit: Benefits to Young People. Retrieved from: http://www.yetoolkit.ca/content/benefits-agencies

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