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Youth Worker Cafe: Martin County - "Helping Youth Thrive: Building 40 Developmental Assets® in Youth"

August 22, 2018

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern)

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central)


St. John Catholic Church Center - Lower Level (Church Center is across the street from the church)


408 Church St, Loogootee, IN 47553


Based on research by the Search Institute, the 40 Developmental Assets® have been identified as a series of positive experiences and qualities that help young people develop and thrive. The Developmental Assets represent the relationships, opportunities and personal qualities that young people need to make positive choices, avoid risks and become caring, responsible adults. 

In this workshop, participants will learn about the Assets framework and the powerful role of individual asset builders in the lives of youth, as well as explore ideas on how to build and promote the Assets in the community. 

Speaker: Allison Zimpfer-Hoerr, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Coordinator, Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County

In addition to her role as Clinical Coordinator at YSB of Monroe County, Allison Zimpfer-Hoerr serves as an adult mentor and facilitator for the Monroe County Youth Council and is a part SCCAP's Thriving Connections Initiative. Allison has trained on asset building, primary prevention, trauma-informed care, and experiential approaches to building teams. 

Community Partners: Martin County Community Foundation, Martin County Nonprofit Roundtable

Connect: You are invited to bring your business cards and program or service information to share. Please also feel free to arrive early or stay after for additional networking time.

IYI Resources on this topic: Youth Developmental Assets subject guide of resources available about the Search Institute’s Developmental Assets® and asset-building activities.