The dramatic, real-world experiences of hard-to-reach youth inspire these vivid and compelling essays on effectively connecting with disengaged children. Written by an exgang member and former unreachable kid, the jargon-free approach helps adults be intentional about engagement and turn seemingly dire situations into inspirational success stories. Underlying each account is an emphasis on the need for a focused, ongoing dialogue with at-risk young people about their unique strengths and opportunities to be healthy, vibrant members of society--against all odds. The positive method embodies Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets™ and includes five detailed asset-building suggestions.
|Publisher:||Search Institute Press|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||332 KB|
|Age Range:||5 - 17 Years|
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