Developmental Asset Profile (DAP)

This survey is inteded to assess the strengths, supports, and social-emotional factors essential for youth success. It is built on the Developmental Assets Framework, which describes 40 external and internal assets necessary for success and thriving in the future. The DAP shows youth perspectives in many parts of their lives: personal, peers, family, school, and community.

Content

Domains
Responsible Decision Making,
Social Awareness,
Self Awareness
Subdomain

Risk, Support

Grades
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
10 minutes
Qualifications

N/A

Administration
Computer

Access and Use

Price

Site Report- $250 (includes up to 100 surveys); Aggregate report of multiple sites $250 (does not include surveys). Each additional survey = $2

Contact

880-888-7828

612-376-8955

info@searchinstitute.org

Open Access
No
Use in Research

Chew, W., Osseck, J., Raygor, D., Eldridge‐Houser, J., & Cox, C. (2010). Developmental assets: Profile of youth in a juvenile justice facility. Journal of School Health, 80(2), 66-72.  https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1746-1561.2009.00467.x

Forneris, T., Camiré, M., & Williamson, R. (2015). Extracurricular activity participation and the acquisition of developmental assets: Differences between involved and noninvolved Canadian high school students. Applied Developmental Science, 19(1), 47-55. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2014.980580

Scales, P. C. (2011). Youth developmental assets in global perspective: Results from international adaptations of the Developmental Assets Profile. Child Indicators Research, 4(4), 619-645. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12187-011-9112-8

Scales, P. C., Roehlkepartain, E. C., & Shramko, M. (2017). Aligning youth development theory, measurement, and practice across cultures and contexts: Lessons from use of the Developmental Assets Profile. Child Indicators Research, 10(4), 1145-1178. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12187-016-9395-x

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Psychometric References

Benson, P. L., Scales, P. C., & Syvertsen, A. K. (2011). The contribution of the developmental assets framework to positive youth development theory and practice. Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 41, 197-230. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-386492-5.00008-7

National Comparison
Yes
Item Type
Likert