What are Developmental Assets?
The Developmental Assets are 40 common sense, positive experiences and qualities that help influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults.
Because of its basis in youth development, resiliency, and prevention research and its proven effectiveness, the Developmental Assets framework has become one of the most widely used approach to positive youth development in the United States.
Developmental Assets Research
The framework of Developmental Assets is grounded in extensive research on what kids need to succeed. And since 1989, Search Institute has been studying the assets in the lives of young people.. Read more about the research behind this framework.
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