A Quick-Start Guide to Building Assets in Your Prevention by Deborah Fisher

By Deborah Fisher

An easy, robust solution to the query How do you retain a good outlook for youngsters whilst there are such a lot of troubling concerns dealing with them?, this guidebook teaches prevention software leaders and healthcare professionals how to enforce Developmental Assets®, a research-based framework of forty confident relationships and characteristics for younger people, in their agencies. concentrating on specific prevention parts that resources can impact so much, comparable to early sexual intercourse, melancholy, and suicidal traits, this ebook makes use of concrete instruments and techniques to introduce and mix an affirmative procedure for an viewers that traditionally works from a strength-based approach.  

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Strategies for building assets in your program range from comprehensive, targeted plans that work . . The Virginia-based Teens Against Sexual Assault program is a volunteer group that educates communities about healthy relationships and works to stop dating violence and sexual assault. Teens design their own peer education manual and brochures, and teachers support the program by letting teens have time away from school to give presentations. The program discovered that evaluations are better and volunteer recruitment higher when teens are running the show.

To simple, easy-to-implement ideas with far-reaching effects . . Elementary schools in New York and California found that when they included youth in parent conferences, the children became more accountable for their behavior and the parents became more connected to the school. These ideas and approaches are designed to work with your existing prevention program so that you can tailor the assets to fit your specific needs.

Strategies for building assets in your program range from comprehensive, targeted plans that work . . The Virginia-based Teens Against Sexual Assault program is a volunteer group that educates communities about healthy relationships and works to stop dating violence and sexual assault. Teens design their own peer education manual and brochures, and teachers support the program by letting teens have time away from school to give presentations. The program discovered that evaluations are better and volunteer recruitment higher when teens are running the show.

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