Promoting positive youth development and highlighting reasons for living in Northwest Alaska through digital storytelling.

@article{Wexler2013PromotingPY,
  title={Promoting positive youth development and highlighting reasons for living in Northwest Alaska through digital storytelling.},
  author={Lisa Wexler and Aline C Gubrium and Megan M Griffin and Gloria T. DiFulvio},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={617-23}
}
Using a positive youth development framework, this article describes how a 3-year digital storytelling project and the 566 digital stories produced from it in Northwest Alaska promote protective factors in the lives of Alaska Native youth and serve as digital "hope kits," a suicide prevention approach that emphasizes young people's reasons for living. Digital stories are short, participant-produced videos that combine photos, music, and voice. We present process data that indicate the ways that… CONTINUE READING
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