Asset No. 40 of 40 | Positive View of Personal Future

40 Dev POS IDENTITY icon  Positive Identity

Positive View of Personal Future | Young person is optimistic about her or his personal future.

TAKE ACTION:

  • Encourage your children to spend time in their high school guidance office, reading through career and college planning materials.
  • Talk to your teenagers about how they feel about themselves and what they envision for their future.
  • If your teenager is passionate about animals, encourage her or him to consider education or career paths that involve animals when she or he considers post-high school opportunites. There are many.
  • Ask your kids about their goals and dreams. Help them think about the resources (financial and otherwise) they will need to make these goals a reality.

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