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Resources created, produced and written by CPYU


This list provides links to descriptions of resources that come directly from the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. Some of them are offered for free. Others, as well as many "non-CPYU" resources that we recommend, are available in the CPYU Resource Center.


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Youth Culture e-Update - Free weekly e-mail containing current articles, studies, stats and trends on youth culture


ENGAGE: The E-Journal of Youth Culture from CPYU - monthly publication from CPYU FREE!


Download: Teaching Teenagers to Filter Their Media Choices with Walt Mueller - 3-Week Small-Group Video Curriculum, a companion resource to our popular 3(D) Guides


The Space Between: A Parent's Guide to Teenage Development - a book by Walt Mueller


The Space Between Study Guide - A study guide for parents and small groups FREE!


Make College Count: A Faithful Guide to Life and Learning - a book from CPYU's College Transition Initiative director, Derek Melleby


Opie Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Where Faith, Family, and Culture Collide - a book by Walt Mueller


Youth Culture 101 - a book by Walt Mueller


CPYU Parent Page - monthly newsletter for parents


Simply Youth Culture - This is a newsletter for youth pastors brought to you in partnership with Simply Youth Ministry and Group Publishing FREE!


The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness - a book from CPYU's College Transition Initiative director, Derek Melleby


The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness Leader's Guide - A discussion guide for leaders of small groups FREE!


Engaging the Soul of Youth Culture: Bridging Teen Worldviews and Christian Truth - a book by Walt Mueller


I Want to Talk With My Teen About: Movies, Music & More - a book by Walt Mueller


Understanding Today's Youth Culture - a book by Walt Mueller


3(D) Guide to Media - How to Use Your Head to Guard Your Heart: A 3(D) Guide to Making Responsible Media Choices, by Walt Mueller


3(D) Guide Leader's Guide - A tool for youth workers to use the 3(D) Guide with students FREE!


Minding Your Media - A version of our popular 3(D) Guide to be used in non-church, public school, or community settings


Minding Your Media Teacher's Guide - A tool for teachers to use Minding Your Media with students FREE!


Media and Music Survey - A survey to pass out to teens to discover their media interests FREE!