Indigenous Youth-Developed Self-Assessment: The Personal Balance Tool

The Fresno American Indian Health Project (FAIHP) Youth Council developed and pilot tested a strength-based, holistic, and youth-friendly self-assessment tool grounded in the Medicine Wheel, a framework and theoretical orientation for teaching wellness in many tribal communities. This paper summarizes the development of the Youth
Personal Balance Tool and the methods used for tool revisions through two separate pilot studies and ongoing process evaluations across 3 years.

 

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