Search institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development in ages 12-18

Justice Leaders Collaborative has compiled, tweaked, and edited a number of activities that we have led and participated in through our roles as teachers, youth workers, afterschool programmers, social workers, and parents. We have also created a number of new activities that are included in this handbook. We do not claim ownership of any of the activities found in this handbook.

The Thriving Youth Task Force (TYTF) is a volunteer coalition that brings together local community organizations to promote and empower positive youth development and mental health, with the goal of reducing teen substance use.

Student Leadership Services: Dealing with Disappointment and Uncertainty. The current global pandemic is a challenging time for everyone, especially our High School Seniors. In this video we engage students in a workshop format to discuss disappointment and uncertainty. We helps students clarify their expectations of senior year vs. what is actually happening, and provide strategies to help them fill the gap. We give 6 R’s that they can use to help them deal with the disappointment and uncertainty facing them and provide a challenge for them to engage in.