A simple, powerful answer to the question How do you keep a positive outlook for young people when there are so many troubling issues facing them? , this guidebook teaches prevention program leaders and healthcare professionals how to implement Developmental Assets(R), a research-based framework of 40 positive relationships and qualities for young people, in their organizations. Focusing on particular prevention areas that Assets can affect most, such as early sexual activity, depression, and suicidal tendencies, this booklet uses concrete tools and strategies to introduce and blend an affirmative approach for an audience that traditionally works from a strength-based approach.
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(279mm x 215mm x 5mm)
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Author Biography - Mel Tremper
Deborah Fisher is a journalist and former award-winning legal affairs reporter for Minnesota Public Radio who specializes in children's and family issues. She is the author of "Getting to Outcomes with Developmental Assets: Ten Steps to Measuring Success in Youth Programs and Communities, Assets in Action: A Handbook for Making Communities Better Places to Grow Up, "and "Just When I Needed You: True Stories of Adults Who Made a Difference in the Lives of Young People." She lives in Seattle, Washington.