• Family Matters
    As youth development practitioners, we often focus on the needs of individual youth.
    However, research shows that considering the individual without considering
    the larger family and community system provides an incomplete picture of what
    must be done to achieve positive change.
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    Cox, M. J., & Paley, B. (1997). Families as systems. Annual Review of
            Psychology, 48(1), 243-267. doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.48.1.243
  • Stay Active
    As a parent, you want to make sure that your child has the best opportunity for success. One way
    to accomplish that goal is by fighting obesity through activity. Research shows that overweight
    kids become overweight adults. With obesity on the rise, make sure that you are providing your
    kids with solid opportunities for activity.
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How-To Guide/Lesson Plan for Mentoring Older Teens: Supporting Emotional Development (Using E-QYP)

Positive Youth Development Needs Family Involvement

Can early childhood activity have an effect on positive long-term fitness outcomes and how can youth programs promote these outcomes?

Childhood Activity Helps Fight Adult Obesity

Increasing Family Involvement In Youth Development

After-school Fitness Activity and Education Program

Comprehensive Diversity Plan

SWOT Analysis of Crossover Athletics

Human Deficit Disorder

After-school Fitness Activity and Education Program

Basketball Developmental League Logic Model