ERIC Number: EJ590591
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Reducing Risk and Building Developmental Assets: Essential Actions for Promoting Adolescent Health.
Scales, Peter C.
Journal of School Health, v69 n3 p113-19 Mar 1999
Discusses research which suggested that building specific developmental assets among adolescents related to lowered risk-behavior patterns and increased patterns of thriving behavior among an aggregate sample of nearly 100,000 secondary school students in 213 U.S. communities. The paper discusses issues related to the scientific foundations, reliability, and validity of the developmental assets framework. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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