New Research

Don't Forget the Families: The Missing Piece in America's Effort to Help All Children Succeed

This study of 1,085 parenting adults of 3- to 13-year-olds from across the United States found that the quality of parent-child relationships is 10 times more powerful than demographics (race, ethnicity, family composition, and family income) in predicting whether children are developing critical character strengths they need for success in school and life. Learn More >>

Developmental Assets

25 Years of Developmental Assets

In this reflection, vice president of research and development Eugene C. Roehlkepartain, Ph.D. writes about the 25th anniversary of the Developmental Assets and takes the opportunity to reflect on where we’ve come and how the assets set the stage for where we need to go. Read More >>