Development is Relational… A Thought Leader Conversation with Search Institute CEO Kent Pekel
September 20, 2017 - 1:30 pm to September 20, 2017 - 2:30 pm
We all know that young people are more successful when they not only have academic knowledge, but also the social and emotional skills and mindsets needed to navigate life, college and work.
But how much do we really understand about what it takes to build competence and confidence? How much is youth success dependent not on what they are taught but how they are treated? Few organizations understand the importance of adult support better than the Search Institute, the creators of the Developmental Assets Framework.
Karen Pittman recently spoke with Kent Pekel, President and CEO of the Search Institute, to learn more about the Developmental Relationships Framework, a powerful new tool the Search Institute is using to help all adults – teachers, youth workers and most importantly families – understand and focus their actions to contribute to youth success.
Some resources mentioned during the session include: