Child Trends Positive Indicators Issue

This issue of Child Trends E-News focuses on the topic of positive indicators for children and youth. It highlights Child Trends’ Flourishing Children Project; a book about their multi-item measures for youth, entitled Flourishing Children: Defining and Testing Indicators of Positive Development; and their work on reviewing measures for social-emotional development in early childhood. The issue also features the Child Trends DataBank, which lists a collection of positive indicators for children and youth and summarizes related research, tracks trends, and highlights strategies. (August 2014) Link to report.