Feb 01, 2008
Nicole Zarrett,
Richard M. Lerner

This brief discusses the elements and features that define positive youth development and highlights some ways to support the positive development of children and youth. Specifically, this brief addresses the critical role that particular out-of-school time settings—namely, regular family dinners and organized activity programs—can play in supporting adolescents’ development.

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Nicole Zarrett
Richard M. Lerner