HDFS 712. Positive Youth Development in Community Settings. 3 Credits.
This course uses a strengths-based or asset-based approach to community youth development and encompasses individual development (i.e. positive youth development) and adolescents¿ interrelationships with their environments. Emphasis is placed on research, theory, and practice applied to communities throughout the U.S. Students will explore existing models, read theoretical and applied literature, and examine current community efforts as a basis for understanding community youth development.