What supports did your parents, school, or community provide you as a teenager?

Describe yourself as a teenager:Would you describe your teenage years as “storm and stress”? Why or why not?What were your strengths as a teenager?What internal assets were most important/prevalent in your development throughout adolescence? Why?What supports did your parents, school, or community provide you as a teenager?What external assets were most important/prevalent in your development throughout adolescence? Why?Think about the adults who were present in your life when you were a teenager:Did adults treat you as if you had potential? Provide examples.Do you take this approach when you work with youth? How so? Provide at least one concrete example.Briefly describe your understanding of Positive Youth Development (PYD).Briefly summarize PYD and why it is important.Reflect on the 3 different views of PYD discussed in class.Can you identify an alignment of internal and external assets in your life? Explain.Can you identify PYD in specific youth programs you have participated in (if any)? Explain.Can you identify PYD in other youth programs you are aware of? Explain.