Preventive Discipline / Building Relationships
12 Tips for Challenging Growth
What it means to challenge youth to grow and 12 tips on doing so


According to the Search Institute Developmental Relationship Model, there are four main action steps adults can take to challenge growth in the youth they work with: expect the best of the youth, push the youth to go further, help the youth learn from their mistakes and setbacks through reflections, and hold the youth accountable for the actions they have taken. In this article, The Search Institute clearly defines what it means to challenge youth to grow and provides12 action-oriented tips for those who work with youth to take advantage of.