Positive Values | Internal Asset
Young people need to develop strong guiding values or principles to help them make healthy life choices.
The Six Positive Values Assets:
Caring—Young person places high value on helping other people.
Restraint—Young person believes it is important not to be sexually active or to use alcohol or other drugs.
Responsibility—Young person accepts and takes personal responsibility.
Honesty—Young person “tells the truth even when it is not easy.”
Integrity—Young person acts on convictions and stands up for their beliefs.
Equality and social justice—Young person places a high value on promoting equality and reducing hunger and poverty.
Everyday Asset Building Tips:
Remember that mistakes are part of living and growing
Show care and concern for your neighbors by offering a helping hand
Write down what you believe. Post it where you will see it often
Be responsible for all of your thoughts, words, and actions
Try new things and take on new responsibilities