PYD as Evidence-Based Model Programs

PYD as Evidence-Based Model Programs

Positive Youth Development (PYD) programs, such as Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) interventions for youth and parents, are asset-based strategies that aim to help youth acquire adequate attitudes, behaviors, and skills to obtain physical, social, and cognitive competencies to develop into happy and productive adults.


Here is a solid review of the literature on PYD programs, theory, and research from OJJDP within their Model Programs Guide:

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