Media Library

Search Institute’s presentation, webinar, and infographics archive.

Presentation Archives

Download the PowerPoint or PDF versions of Search Institute presentations below.

Reframing Relationships – Dr. Nat Kendall-Taylor. June 4, 2019.

Podcast Archives

Search Institute has been featured on the following podcasts:

Social Emotional Learning Podcast: Developing Developmental Relationships, with Kent Pekel


Webinar Archives

Download the PowerPoint presentation or view the video archive of recent Search Institute or Keep Connected
(formerly ParentFurther) webinars below.

Video Series: Developmental Relationships: New Insights from FrameWorks Institute

Part One- Communicating about Developmental Relationships: What to Do and Why It Works– Dr. Mackenzie Price and Dr. Eugene Roehlkepartain

Part Two-Communicating Effectively about Developmental Relationships: Digging into the Challenges– Dr. Marisa Gerstein Pineau and Dr. Eugene Roehlkepartain

Measuring Social Emotional Competencies in 10 Minutes- Justin Roskopf, Senior Research Associate

Relationships, Motivation, and Achievement: Key Findings from the Search Institute DREAM Project- Peter Scales, Ph.D.; Jenna Sethi, Ph. D.; Eric Kalenze, M. Ed.; David Heistad, Ph. D.

Beating the Odds: The CYCLE Program’s Impact on the Youth of Cabrini-Green – Dr. Kent Pekel, Greg Darnieder, Pat Ford, David Gates, Craig Nash. November 29, 2018

Stop “Recruiting” Parents (and What to Do Instead)

Social & Emotional Learning: “Another Thing” or Part of Everything?Eric Kalenze, March 28, 2018

More Power to Them? Helping Families Work Through Power Struggles in the Early Teen Years – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, February 6, 2018

5 Ways to Build Relationships with Young People -Dr. Kent Pekel, December 5, 2017

Refocusing Family Engagement: Seven Shifts for Engaging Families as Partners in Young People’s Success – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, June 8, 2017

REACH: Research and Resources to Strengthen Student Motivation – Eric Kalenze, May 10, 2017

Making Student Motivation a School Priority – Eric Kalenze, March 9, 2017

The REACH Framework: A Tool for Strengthening Academic Motivation – Dr. Kent Pekel, July 21, 2016

What Are Student Surveys Good For? – Dr. Kent Pekel, May 4, 2016

Don’t Forget the Families: Tapping the Power of Parent Child Relationships – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, October 29, 2015

The Roots of Engaged Citizenship: How Youth Build Character and Civic Skills -Dr. Amy Syvertsen, Dr. Aaron Metzger, and Dr. Laura Wray-Lake, June 3, 2015

Just Ask Them: Engaging Young People to Strengthen Out-of-School Time Program Quality – Dr. Kent Pekel, Dr. Jenna Sethi, Justin Roskopf, & Pastor Justin Boeding, April 8, 2015

Nurturing Strong Family Relationships During the Teenage Years – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain & Dr. Jenna Sethi, November 19, 2014

Three Dynamite Ways to Power Up Your Work with Youth-Susan Ragsdale & Ann Saylor, September 24, 2014

So What Did You Really Expect? Challenging Our Kids to Be Their Best – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, September 17, 2014

Enriching Families’ Community Connections: A Two-Way Street – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, July 8, 2014

Routines Don’t Have to Be Ruts: Meaningful Routines for Today’s Complicated Families – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, May 14, 2014

Getting Relationships Right: Helping Young People Strive to be Their Best through Developmental Relationships – Dr. Kent Pekel, May 6, 2014

Measuring and Strengthening Perseverance: The Challenges and Opportunities of Working on Noncognitive Skills – Dr. Kent Pekel & Dr. Peter Scales, April 23, 2014

Strengths to Make It Through: How Families Can Grow Together through Everyday Challenges . . . and Big Stuff – Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain, March 19, 2014