Positive Youth Development Resources

Positive Youth Development Resources

Research Reviews

The modules within the Positive Youth Development course were developed out of a thorough review of the literature on the topic as it relates to adolescent growth and development. The research review for each topic is provided as a way to further assist program staff to understand the concepts and the research behind each of the online modules.

Research Reviews

Module 1: Introduction to Positive Youth Development

Module 2: Physical and Psychological Safety

Module 3: Supportive Relationships

Module 4: Opportunities to Belong

Module 5: Positive Social Norms

Module 6: Appropriate Structure

Module 7: Support for Efficacy and Mattering

Module 8: Opportunities for Skill Building

Module 9: Integration of Family, School, and Community Efforts

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