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

By Deborah Fisher

An easy, robust resolution to the query How do you retain a good outlook for teens while there are such a lot of troubling concerns dealing with them?, this guidebook teaches prevention application leaders and healthcare professionals how to enforce Developmental Assets®, a research-based framework of forty optimistic relationships and characteristics for younger people, in their firms. concentrating on specific prevention parts that resources can impact such a lot, reminiscent of early sexual intercourse, melancholy, and suicidal developments, this book makes use of concrete instruments and techniques to introduce and mix an affirmative process for an viewers that traditionally works from a strength-based approach.  

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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.

Full of real-world examples and time-tested strategies, A Quick-Start Guide to Building Assets in Your Prevention Program helps you quickly and easily integrate a strength-based approach into your existing prevention framework. This uniquely positive technique empowers schools, family-serving organizations, juvenile justice programs, and healthcare and other prevention programs to build relationships with young people and create environments that get results. Strategies for building assets in your program range from comprehensive, targeted plans that work .

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.

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