The Alabama Cooperative Extension System
 Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Parent-Teen Relationship · 4-H Youth Activities
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Promoting Alabama Youth Development

The Promoting Alabama Youth Development (PAYD) program is designed to enhance adolescents' personal and social competencies in order to strengthen their abilities to anticipate and cope with day-to-day problems, make good life choices, and create positive alternatives for their futures. The program consists of eight basic modules. Each module can be expanded to include additional learning experiences for each area covered.


Module 1

Conflict Management

Module 2


Module 3

Goal Setting and Planning

Module 4

Control and Responsibility

Module 5

Problem Anticipation

Module 6

Making Better Choices

Module 7

Creating alternatives

Module 8

The game board for the Game of Real Life (see Module 4) is now avaliable for purchase. If you are interested, contact Dr. Jennifer Kerpelman



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