Research :: Measuring the Positives: Review of Positive Indicators and Guidelines for their Use

NAHIC conducted a comprehensive review and analysis of approaches to and measures of positive youth development. In the papers, based on work supported by the W.T. Grant Foundation, NAHIC staff compared the theoretical frameworks of the primary schools of thought in this arena, and examined the domains and constructs of the variables utilized by each. The papers also identify potential pitfalls of inappropriate use of these measures, and offer recommendations for using positive indicators.

TOPIC(S)

Clinical Guidelines, Transitions & Trajectories

DATE POSTED

February 10, 2004

AUTHOR(S)

Claire Brindis, Dr.P.H. Geraldine Oliva, Ph.D. Helen Cagampang, Ph.D.

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Developing a Conceptual Model to Select Indicators for the Assessment of Adolescent Health and Well-Being
Assessing the Multiple Processes of Adolescent Health: Youth Development Approaches
Bridging the Gap: Next Steps in Developing and Using Indicators to Improve Adolescent Health
Beyond Indicators: From Risk Assessment to Practical Strategies for Promoting Adolescent Health

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