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Cathy Lau
4 August 2021
I want to know more about the positive youth development (PYD) framework, thanks!

I want to know more about the positive youth development (PYD) framework, thanks!

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Angus FONG
4 August 2021

Good luck!

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Cathy Lau
4 August 2021

Thanks for your reply!

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Angus FONG
4 August 2021

Positive youth development (PYD) is a framework that focuses on youth development through the promotion of positive experiences, assets, and opportunities. Typically, approaches to working with youth focus on deficits and risk factors rather than protective factors. Positive youth development aims to increase protective factors through a collaborative approach that involves a wide variety of relationships and support networks, including families, schools, and communities. The central theme of positive youth development is that “problem free isn’t fully prepared” (Benson et al. 2006, p. 895). There are several features essential to carrying out services with a PYD approach, including physical and psychological safety, appropriate structure, supportive relationships, opportunities to belong, positive social norms, support for efficacy and mattering, and opportunities for skill building

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