September 4, 2021
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How to Assess Vulnerable Students After-School

How to Assess Vulnerable Students After-School Youth development programs often ask if SETS could assess the vulnerable/marginalized students they mentor. Our answer? SETS was developed for […]
July 16, 2021
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What Should You Assess in Your Youth Development Program?

What to Assess in Your Youth Development Program If you’re a skill-building program, chances are you know you need to assess. But what, and how? As […]
June 23, 2021

Why Program Directors and Teachers Like SETS

The Best Assessment for Youth Development Programs If you and your teachers think student assessments are senseless, you’re in good company. In fact, the majority of […]
April 21, 2021
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5 Ways to Assess Youth Development Outcomes

5 Ways to Assess Youth Development Outcomes (and why you should) If you run a small youth development program, you’ve probably had some challenges finding an […]
April 24, 2020
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Strengths-Based Creativity: a Total Experience

Why Strengths-based Creativity Empowers Youth Strengths-based creativity means creativity in all learning. Although many people consider creativity to be the sole purview of musicians, artists, or […]
April 24, 2013
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The Arts for Youth Trauma: An Answer to the Cry of Our Time

The Arts for Youth Trauma: An Answer to the Cry of Our Time Interview with Bill Rossi, 2009 Digging in to look for the life within […]
April 24, 2019
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At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity

At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity Since trauma creates tension that often feels unbearable, people have no choice but to find a release. A hallmark feature of […]
April 24, 2020
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Group Mentoring for Positive Youth Development

Group Mentoring for Positive Youth Development Often thought of as a one-on-one experience, mentoring is really a way of being with students. A mentoring orientation is […]