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Positive Youth Development Tip Sheet

Published: August 29, 2012
Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY)
Positive Youth Development
tip sheet

Positive Youth Development is a comprehensive framework outlining the supports all young people need to be successful. Runaway and homeless youth programs that embrace this developmental model provide ongoing and intentional opportunities for young people to participate in meaningful activities. A variety of opportunities, that have real life application, are available for youth to design, implement and evaluate the types of services they receive to best meet their needs.