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Mannes, Marc; Roehlkepartain, Eugene C.; Benson, Peter L. – Child Welfare, 2005
Search Institute's decade-plus emphasis on the elements of positive human development and community approaches to asset building can make a meaningful contribution to the field of child welfare. The institute's framework of developmental assets identifies a set of interrelated experiences, relationships, skills, and values that are associated with…
Descriptors: Human Relations, Child Welfare, Risk, Youth
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Scales, Peter C. – Child Welfare, 1997
Surveyed 659 family support workers regarding their training and services for families with 10- to 15-year olds. Found that 30 to 50% rated training as inadequate or poor, had inaccurate knowledge about young adolescent development, and felt they were doing an inadequate job promoting developmental assets for youth. Higher quality training was…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Early Adolescents, Family Programs, Program Effectiveness