Where to Start

Welcome to Search Institute! If you’re like most of our visitors, you have a passion for youth. We share that passion. From our legacy work on Developmental Assets® to our newer research, our focus has always been to provide actionable research that helps all young people succeed. Here’s where to start.

Search Institute believes the best approach is positive youth development: focusing on the strengths of young people, rather than their deficits.

Here’s where to start a journey to discover how we can help you strengthen the lives young people. Feel free to visit the sections below that best describe you. Or if you need some assistance, contact us.

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To learn more about us, visit our About Us page, our Research or Professional Development pages.