10.2 | APPLIED SKILLS
Scientific understanding of how human beings transition from childhood to adulthood is crucial to working in family and community settings. However, having this knowledge will not impact the lives of adolescents or their families. It is the application of this knowledge into practice that minimizes risks and promotes resiliency. Below are several examples and best practices of working with youth, that is based on a systemic understanding of their physical, cognitive, and social development within diverse settings and contexts.