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The Assets

List of the 40 Developmental Assets


Support

Young people need to be surrounded by people who love, care for, appreciate and accept them. 

Building the Support Assets


Empowerment

Young people need to feel valued and valuable.  This happens when youth feel safe and respected.

Building the Empowerment Assets


Boundaries and Expectations

Young people need clear rules, consistent consequences for breaking rules, and encouragement to do their best.

Building the Boundaries and Expectations Assets


Constructive Use of Time

Young people need clear rules, consistent consequences for breaking rules, and encouragement to do their best.

Building the Constructive Use of Time Assets


Commitment to Learning

Young people need a sense of the lasting importance of learning and a belief in their own abilities.

Building the Commitment to Learning Assets


Positive Values

Young people need to develop strong guiding values or principles to help them make healthy life choices.

Building the Positive Values Assets


Social Competence

Young people need the skills to interact effectively with others, to make difficult decisions, and to cope with new situations.

Building the Social Competence Assets


Positive Identity

Young people need to believe in their own self-worth and to feel that they have control over the things that happen to them.

Building the Positive Identity Assets

Last edited: July 10, 2018

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