Each reproducible handout reframes an issue from an asset-based point of view to give parents plenty of encouragement, hope, and practical ideas. Use this resource to help parents build assets, not just solve problems! The book offers:
- Asset-based action tips for handling real-life situations with creativity, humor, compassion, and appreciation for each child’s unique strengths.
- Opportunities for parents to evaluate their own beliefs and attitudes so they can more effectively help their children explore and learn.
- Practical ways to get parents involved in asset building.
- A reference list of suggested resources for parents and their adolescents who wish to do further reading.
Best use: By professionals working with parents or caregivers of middle or high school youth.