Promoting positive youth development in the face of contextual changes and challenges: the roles of individual strengths and ecological assets.

@article{Lerner2012PromotingPY,
  title={Promoting positive youth development in the face of contextual changes and challenges: the roles of individual strengths and ecological assets.},
  author={Richard M. Lerner and Edmond P. Bowers and G. John Geldhof and Steinunn Gestsd{\'o}ttir and Lisette Desouza},
  journal={New directions for youth development},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012 135},
  pages={119-28}
}
Experiencing positive and healthy youth development may be particularly challenging in the face of abrupt, major, rapid, or nonnormative ecological changes. Aligning individual youth strengths and ecological assets may promote youth thriving in the face of these changes.