Digital after school programs can provide positive outlets for youth who face higher risks of delinquency and substance abuse. Participation in such programs generally increases youth safety, promotes development of interest and skills, reduces drop out rates, improves academic performance, and strengthens social skills. This publication provides information about how to structure digital programs that engage youth in activities that align with their interests in order to foster positive connections with caring adults.
Digital After-School Programming as Prevention: Positive Outlets for Youth Expression in an Increasingly Hi-Tech World
Series: Prevention Tactics Vol. 9, Iss. 11