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Assets Conference October 18 – Call for presenters!

Assets Conference October 18 – Call for presenters!

  Building Assets, Building a Caring Community The Out of School Time Council is once again inviting session proposals for its third conference on Developmental Assets, to be held on October 18, 2014, from 8:30am-2:00pm at Kenmore Middle School, 200 South Carlin Springs Road. “Sparking Youth Creativity and Involvement in the Community” was selected as […]

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Spring 2014 Connect With Kids Champions Honored!

Spring 2014 Connect With Kids Champions Honored!

“Children are not vessels to be filled, but rather lamps to be lit.” The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families (APCYF) is pleased to announce the Spring 2014 Connect With Kids Champions! The Spring 2014 Champions may not know the above quote from Plutarch, but they certainly live by this principle. Whether inspiring young […]

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What are Assets, anyway?

What are Assets, anyway?

Developmental Assets are:     • Skills • Positive Relationships • Values • Opportunities* Developmental Assets® are essential building blocks for the healthy development of children and youth. Arlington uses the Developmental Assets as a framework because… Assets are POSITIVE! They focus on supports we (families, schools and community) provide to young people through the relationships we have with […]

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Youth Risk Behavior Survey New Data

Youth Risk Behavior Survey New Data

YRBS 2013 Reports: High School – Tables Grade 6 Tables ALL Tables 1-16-14 Presentation to Arlington County School Board 11/7/13 Survey for High School | Grade 6 Trend Data, 2004-2010, All Grades 2010 Chartbook Grades 8 to 10 2010 Chartbook Grade 6 2007 Chartbook 2004 YRBS Overview 2001 Taking Chances (YRBS) all files in PDF format For Parents: […]

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Developmental Asset Tip

Developmental Asset Tip

—Expect each young person to do his or her best. Most of us will never be Olympic athletes, movie or rock stars, Nobel prize winners, nor even perfect parents – and no one is all of these. But we all can do our best at whatever we try, and our kids are the same. Notice […]

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APCYF Notes 3/24

APCYF Notes 3/24

March 24, 2014 Notes Attendance: John Andelin, Michael Brown, Bill Browning, Dave Carlson, Kim Durand, Karla Hagan, Barbara Gomez, Rebecca Goodhart, Siobhan Grayson, Alicia Guajardo, Judy Hadden, Rachel Harlan, Marian Harmon, Linda Henderson, Cintia Johnson, Tyler Laredo, Laura Lazour, Mary Ann Moran, Anne O’Brien, Monique O’Grady, Sam Stebbins, Whitney Strand, Michael Swisher, Kathleen Trainor, Anna […]

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Data Committee Meeting 4/22

Data Committee Meeting 4/22

The next APCYF Data Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am in Room A and via GoToMeeting. Attached is the Action Plan that has been developed for the READY Coalition’s Drug Free Community Grant. As discussed in an earlier meeting it was recommended that the READY Coalition […]

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How you can build Developmental Assets

How you can build Developmental Assets

••••••••TO BUILD DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS IN YOUTH Connect with kids: Smile and say hello to young people you meet Ask their opinions or ask them to help you Listen to them – WITHOUT judgment Include them in making choices and decisions. Give them a VOICE in your family, your organization, your COMMUNITY Tell them how much […]

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