Sterling Township

Assets

Empowering Youth

The   40   Developmental   Assets   are   building blocks    of    healthy    development    that    help young   people   grow   up   healthy,   caring   and responsible.      Assets   identify   a   set   of   skills, experiences,    relationships,    and    behaviors that   enable   young   people   to   develop   into successful   and   contributing   adults.      Sterling Township    delivers    asset    rich    activities    to youth       and       the       Sterling/Rock       Falls community.        Expanding    the    use    of    the asset    framework    provides    young    people with        an        opportunity        to        acquire Developmental         Assets.         The         more Developmental       Assets       young       people acquire,      the      better      their      chances      of succeeding   in   school   and   becoming   happy, healthy,   and   contributing   members   of   their communities and society.  The   Center   for   Youth   provides   training   and workshops   to   youth   and   adults   in   the   area on an ongoing basis.  The training and 
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workshops    are    aligned    with    the    40    Developmental    Assets .        The    frame    work    of    the developmental   assets   consist   of   the   20   Internal   and   20   External   Assets   young   people   need   to grow   healthy   and   develop   resistance   skills   needed   to   become   thriving   members   of   their community,   and   society   as   a   whole.      The   framework   is   structured   by   8   categories.   In   the Internal   development   areas   the   categories   include:   Commitment   to   Learning;   Positive   Values; Social    Competencies;    Positive    Identity.    In    the    External    development    areas    the    categories include: Support; Empowerment; Boundaries and Expectations; Constructive Use of Time. The   Assets   of   the   Month   will   be   displayed   on   the   Center   For   Youth   marquee   and   utilized   in   a coordinated    effort    with    area    organizations    to    further    promote    the    practice    of    using developmental   assets   in   our   daily   lives.      Asset   rich   events   are   planned   throughout   the   year   to help bring about an awareness of developmental assets in action in our community.
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Assets

Empowering Youth

The   40   Developmental   Assets   are   building   blocks of   healthy   development   that   help   young   people grow   up   healthy,   caring   and   responsible.      Assets identify   a   set   of   skills,   experiences,   relationships, and     behaviors     that     enable     young     people     to develop   into   successful   and   contributing   adults.     Sterling   Township   delivers   asset   rich   activities   to youth    and    the    Sterling/Rock    Falls    community.      Expanding     the     use     of     the     asset     framework provides    young    people    with    an    opportunity    to acquire       Developmental       Assets.       The       more Developmental   Assets   young   people   acquire,   the better   their   chances   of   succeeding   in   school   and becoming      happy,      healthy,      and      contributing members of their communities and society.  The     Center     for     Youth     provides     training     and workshops   to   youth   and   adults   in   the   area   on   an ongoing basis.  The training and 
© Sterling Township 2015
Sterling Township