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ERIC Number: EJ794188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-1089-5701
Tools for Building on Youth Strengths
Cox, Kathy
Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, v16 n4 p19-24 Win 2008
While rhetoric about strength-based approaches abounds, this perspective has not penetrated the front lines of practice. Many programs serving troubled youngsters are still mired in a deficit and deviance orientation. This article provides practical strategies for assessing the strengths of children and developing interventions to tap their assets in achieving educational and treatment goals. (Contains 1 figure and 1 note.)
Crisis Prevention Institute. Circulation Department, 3315 North 124th Street Suite H, Brookfield, WI 53005. Tel: 800-285-7910; Fax: 262-783-2360; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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