The Search Institute has probably done more research than anyone over the past few years on the importance of positive relationships in the lives of young people.
They have recently issued a new publication titled “Relationships First: Creating Conditions That Help Young People Thrive.” You can get a free copy by going to the link and giving them your email. I learned about it from Kate Maguire.
Here’s an excerpt:
I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Importance Of Building Positive Relationships With Students.