Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Positive youth development

Index Positive youth development

Positive youth development (PYD) refers to intentional efforts of other youth, adults, communities, government agencies and schools to provide opportunities for youth to enhance their interests, skills, and abilities. [1]

77 relations: Adolescence, Adult, African Americans, After-school activity, Alaska Natives, At-risk students, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Child development, Chinese culture, Community development, Comprehensive sex education, Confidence, Criminal justice, Cultural identity, Culture, Culture and positive psychology, Developmental psychology, Domestic violence, Ecological systems theory, El Salvador, Emotional safety, Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, Exercise, Four stages of competence, Gender inequality, Girls on the Run, Guatemala, HIV/AIDS, Hong Kong, Identity (social science), Jamaica, Language, Latino, Life satisfaction, Mass media, Mexico, Minority group, Moral character, Native Americans in the United States, Nonprofit organization, OVC project, Portugal, Positive education, Positive psychology, Poverty, Psychological resilience, Psychosocial, Public health, ..., Punishment, Rio de Janeiro, Safety, Secondary school, Self, Self-determination, Self-efficacy, Sexism, Sexually transmitted infection, Social engagement, Social issue, Social work, South America, Spirituality, Sport, Sports-based youth development, Stereotype, Student Initiative Rahel, Teenage pregnancy, Unintended pregnancy, United States Agency for International Development, United States Department of Health and Human Services, University of Minnesota, Value (ethics), Volunteering, World Kindness Movement, Youth. Expand index (27 more) »

Adolescence

AdolescenceMacmillan Dictionary for Students Macmillan, Pan Ltd.

New!!: Positive youth development and Adolescence · See more »

Adult

Biologically, an adult is a human or other organism that has reached sexual maturity.

New!!: Positive youth development and Adult · See more »

African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

New!!: Positive youth development and African Americans · See more »

After-school activity

An after-school activity is any organized program that youth can participate in outside of the traditional school day.

New!!: Positive youth development and After-school activity · See more »

Alaska Natives

Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States and include: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures.

New!!: Positive youth development and Alaska Natives · See more »

At-risk students

An at-risk student is a term used in the United States to describe a student who requires temporary or ongoing intervention in order to succeed academically.

New!!: Positive youth development and At-risk students · See more »

Brazil

Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

New!!: Positive youth development and Brazil · See more »

Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

New!!: Positive youth development and Caribbean · See more »

Central America

Central America (América Central, Centroamérica) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with the South American continent on the southeast.

New!!: Positive youth development and Central America · See more »

Child development

Child development entails the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy.

New!!: Positive youth development and Child development · See more »

Chinese culture

Chinese culture is one of the world's oldest cultures, originating thousands of years ago.

New!!: Positive youth development and Chinese culture · See more »

Community development

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." It is a broad term given to the practices of civic leaders, activists, involved citizens and professionals to improve various aspects of communities, typically aiming to build stronger and more resilient local communities.

New!!: Positive youth development and Community development · See more »

Comprehensive sex education

Comprehensive sex education (CSE) is a sex education instruction method based on-curriculum that aims to give students the knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to make appropriate and healthy choices in their sexual lives.

New!!: Positive youth development and Comprehensive sex education · See more »

Confidence

Confidence has a common meaning of a certainty about handling something, such as work, family, social events, or relationships.

New!!: Positive youth development and Confidence · See more »

Criminal justice

Criminal justice is the delivery of justice to those who have committed crimes.

New!!: Positive youth development and Criminal justice · See more »

Cultural identity

Cultural identity is the identity or feeling of belonging to a group.

New!!: Positive youth development and Cultural identity · See more »

Culture

Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.

New!!: Positive youth development and Culture · See more »

Culture and positive psychology

Cultural differences can interact with positive psychology to create great variation, potentially impacting positive psychology interventions.

New!!: Positive youth development and Culture and positive psychology · See more »

Developmental psychology

Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life.

New!!: Positive youth development and Developmental psychology · See more »

Domestic violence

Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.

New!!: Positive youth development and Domestic violence · See more »

Ecological systems theory

Ecological systems theory, also called development in context or human ecology theory, identifies five environmental systems with which an individual interacts.

New!!: Positive youth development and Ecological systems theory · See more »

El Salvador

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador (República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.

New!!: Positive youth development and El Salvador · See more »

Emotional safety

In psychology, emotional safety refers to an emotional state achieved in attachment relationships wherein each individual is open and vulnerable.

New!!: Positive youth development and Emotional safety · See more »

Erikson's stages of psychosocial development

Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, as articulated in the second half of the 20th century by Erik Erikson, in collaboration with Joan Erikson, is a comprehensive psychoanalytic theory that identifies a series of eight stages, in which a healthy developing individual should pass through from infancy to late adulthood.

New!!: Positive youth development and Erikson's stages of psychosocial development · See more »

Exercise

Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.

New!!: Positive youth development and Exercise · See more »

Four stages of competence

In psychology, the four stages of competence, or the "conscious competence" learning model, relates to the psychological states involved in the process of progressing from incompetence to competence in a skill.

New!!: Positive youth development and Four stages of competence · See more »

Gender inequality

Gender inequality is the idea and situation that women and men are not equal.

New!!: Positive youth development and Gender inequality · See more »

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a North American non-profit program that works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games, culminating in a celebratory 5k run.

New!!: Positive youth development and Girls on the Run · See more »

Guatemala

Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

New!!: Positive youth development and Guatemala · See more »

HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

New!!: Positive youth development and HIV/AIDS · See more »

Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

New!!: Positive youth development and Hong Kong · See more »

Identity (social science)

In psychology, identity is the qualities, beliefs, personality, looks and/or expressions that make a person (self-identity) or group (particular social category or social group).

New!!: Positive youth development and Identity (social science) · See more »

Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.

New!!: Positive youth development and Jamaica · See more »

Language

Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.

New!!: Positive youth development and Language · See more »

Latino

Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.

New!!: Positive youth development and Latino · See more »

Life satisfaction

Life satisfaction is the way in which people show their emotions and feelings (moods) and how they feel about their directions and options for the future.

New!!: Positive youth development and Life satisfaction · See more »

Mass media

The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.

New!!: Positive youth development and Mass media · See more »

Mexico

Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

New!!: Positive youth development and Mexico · See more »

Minority group

A minority group refers to a category of people differentiated from the social majority, those who hold on to major positions of social power in a society.

New!!: Positive youth development and Minority group · See more »

Moral character

Moral character or character is an evaluation of an individual's stable moral qualities.

New!!: Positive youth development and Moral character · See more »

Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

New!!: Positive youth development and Native Americans in the United States · See more »

Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

New!!: Positive youth development and Nonprofit organization · See more »

OVC project

The OVC project (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) is an initiative of the Adigrat Diocesan Catholic Secretariat (ADCS) of the Ethiopian Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat.

New!!: Positive youth development and OVC project · See more »

Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

New!!: Positive youth development and Portugal · See more »

Positive education

Positive education is an approach to education that draws on positive psychology's emphasis of individual strengths and personal motivation to promote learning.

New!!: Positive youth development and Positive education · See more »

Positive psychology

Positive psychology is "the scientific study of what makes life most worth living",Christopher Peterson (2008), or "the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels that include the biological, personal, relational, institutional, cultural, and global dimensions of life".

New!!: Positive youth development and Positive psychology · See more »

Poverty

Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.

New!!: Positive youth development and Poverty · See more »

Psychological resilience

Psychological resilience is the ability to successfully cope with a crisis and to return to pre-crisis status quickly.

New!!: Positive youth development and Psychological resilience · See more »

Psychosocial

The psychosocial approach looks at individuals in the context of the combined influence that psychological factors and the surrounding social environment have on their physical and mental wellness and their ability to function.

New!!: Positive youth development and Psychosocial · See more »

Public health

Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".

New!!: Positive youth development and Public health · See more »

Punishment

A punishment is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority—in contexts ranging from child discipline to criminal law—as a response and deterrent to a particular action or behaviour that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable.

New!!: Positive youth development and Punishment · See more »

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.

New!!: Positive youth development and Rio de Janeiro · See more »

Safety

Safety is the state of being "safe" (from French sauf), the condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes.

New!!: Positive youth development and Safety · See more »

Secondary school

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.

New!!: Positive youth development and Secondary school · See more »

Self

The self is an individual person as the object of his or her own reflective consciousness.

New!!: Positive youth development and Self · See more »

Self-determination

The right of people to self-determination is a cardinal principle in modern international law (commonly regarded as a jus cogens rule), binding, as such, on the United Nations as authoritative interpretation of the Charter's norms.

New!!: Positive youth development and Self-determination · See more »

Self-efficacy

Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief in his or her innate ability to achieve goals.

New!!: Positive youth development and Self-efficacy · See more »

Sexism

Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

New!!: Positive youth development and Sexism · See more »

Sexually transmitted infection

Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.

New!!: Positive youth development and Sexually transmitted infection · See more »

Social engagement

Social engagement (also social involvement, social participation) refers to one's degree of participation in a community or society.

New!!: Positive youth development and Social engagement · See more »

Social issue

A social issue is a problem that influences a considerable number of the individuals within a society.

New!!: Positive youth development and Social issue · See more »

Social work

Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being.

New!!: Positive youth development and Social work · See more »

South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

New!!: Positive youth development and South America · See more »

Spirituality

Traditionally, spirituality refers to a religious process of re-formation which "aims to recover the original shape of man," oriented at "the image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world.

New!!: Positive youth development and Spirituality · See more »

Sport

Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

New!!: Positive youth development and Sport · See more »

Sports-based youth development

Sports-Based Youth Development or SBYD is a theory and practice model for direct youth service.

New!!: Positive youth development and Sports-based youth development · See more »

Stereotype

In social psychology, a stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people.

New!!: Positive youth development and Stereotype · See more »

Student Initiative Rahel

The Student Initiative Rahel (SIR) (German: Rahel-Bildungsprojekt) is a project of the Institute for World Church and Mission (IWM) (German: Institut für Weltkirche und Mission) which is a part of the Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology in Frankfurt-Sachsenhausen.

New!!: Positive youth development and Student Initiative Rahel · See more »

Teenage pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy, also known as adolescent pregnancy, is pregnancy in females under the age of 20.

New!!: Positive youth development and Teenage pregnancy · See more »

Unintended pregnancy

Unintended pregnancies are pregnancies that are mistimed, unplanned or unwanted at the time of conception.

New!!: Positive youth development and Unintended pregnancy · See more »

United States Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance.

New!!: Positive youth development and United States Agency for International Development · See more »

United States Department of Health and Human Services

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

New!!: Positive youth development and United States Department of Health and Human Services · See more »

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.

New!!: Positive youth development and University of Minnesota · See more »

Value (ethics)

In ethics, value denotes the degree of importance of some thing or action, with the aim of determining what actions are best to do or what way is best to live (normative ethics), or to describe the significance of different actions.

New!!: Positive youth development and Value (ethics) · See more »

Volunteering

Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain "to benefit another person, group or organization".

New!!: Positive youth development and Volunteering · See more »

World Kindness Movement

The World Kindness Movement (WKM) is the peak global kindness body, a movement with no religious, political or commercial affiliation.

New!!: Positive youth development and World Kindness Movement · See more »

Youth

Youth is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood (maturity).

New!!: Positive youth development and Youth · See more »

Redirects here:

Positive Youth Development, Youth development.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Positive_youth_development

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »