Year: 2003 Source: Applied Developmental Science, v.7, no.1, (2003), p.39-51 SIEC No: 20040514

This article describes & compares 3 youth development surveys: the Communities That Care (CTC) Youth Survey; Search Institute’s Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes & Behaviors; & the Teen Assessment Project, in order to explore multiple approaches to understanding youth needs & improving communities as contexts for youth development. Risk for suicide was measured in 2 of these surveys, though methods of measurement diverged. (23 refs)