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40 Developmental Assets

The 40 Developmental Assets provide asset-building ideas for parents to promote family structure and values, a sense of belonging, encourage social competencies and connect their children to other positive adult role models. 

Parental involvement is one of  the major protective factors for the success and well-being of children; parents spend an immense amount of time reinforcing positive behaviors and focusing on the quality of life for their children.

The 40 Developmental Assets framework offers clear and dependable building blocks for youth to grow into healthy, positive, and responsible young adults.

Download a pdf version of the 40 Developmental Assets | Spanish (.pdf)