The Developmental Relationships Framework

Search Institute, May 2017.

This printable page reminds youth leaders of healthy developmental strategies to nuture young people.


how to apply each developmental strategy: Express Care, Challenge Growth, Provide Support, Share Power, Expand Possibilities

Best For

youth ministry leaders and parents


free download with email address

Suggested Uses

  • Train youth ministry staff to develop healthy relationships with teenagers by sharing this resource.
  • Nurture a child's self-awareness and agency by referring to this summary for guidance.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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