Here are resources for Children First Champions and others interested in healthy youth development. There are links to downloadable documents that are pdf’s.


About Children First Video- 7 mins.>


25th Anniversary Video – 5 mins.

Children First Brochure-2016 (pdf)

40 Developmental Assets – English Versions
40 Developmental Assets for Teens
40 Developmental Assets for Middle Childhood
40 Assets for Early Childhood

40 Assets for Infants

Asset Framework for Families

40 Developmental Assets – Spanish, French, Somali
Spanish: 40 Elementos Fundamentales del Desarrollo para la adolescencia
Spanish: 40 Elementos Fundamentales del Desarrollo para niños pre-escolares
Somali: Afartanka Kaabeyaasha Horumarinta ee Maxadka Baadhista
French: 40 Acquis dont les jeunes ont besoin pour réussir

Growth Chart (pdf)

Helpful Tools
Created by local teens: 40 Ways all adults can build assets
Asset ice breakers
Asset-based games for neighborhood gatherings
Children First BINGO
Developmental Assets Checklist
Instant Assets (quick tips for publications)
Assets & IB Attributes

Research documents
Community Support Card – Summary of Asset Survey Results
2014 Executive Summary: Attitudes & Behaviors SurveyChildren First Brochure
Signs of Progress: Longitudinal study executive summary

Handbook of Prosocial Education – Children First Case Study
—The book can be purchased from Amazon
Children First & the Asset Champions Network (manual)

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