Empowerment Teens Need (part 2)

More on youth development and the 40 Developmental Assets needed by 12 to 18 year olds, as described by the Search Institute. 

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Empowerment Teens Need (part 1)

This post is part of a series on youth development and 40 Developmental Assets needed by youth ages 12 to 18, as described by The Search Institute. 1) Community Values Youth: where teens perceive that adults in their community place value on youth.When you are served by young workers at a grocery store, drug store, or fast food restaurant,…

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Support Teens Need (part 3)

More on youth development and the 40 Developmental Assets as described by the Search Institute. This post concludes the first section on Support Teens Need. 5) School Climate: where school provides a caring, encouraging environment.If you find out your teen is bullying or being bullied, don't add stress by showing your anger, fear, or disappointment. First…

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Support Teens Need (part 2)

More on youth development from the 40 Developmental Assets described by the Search Institute:3) Other Adult Relationships: where teens receive support from three or more non-parent adults.Swap a CD or M3P player with a teen. Listen to the music together if you can, and tell each other why you picked that music.Find a teenage gourmet…

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