The following self-assessment is designed to help you reflect on your current program and identify strengths as well as opportunities for growth.

Instructions: The questions below ask you to think about how your program is operating currently. Read each statement and then choose the word that most accurately describes how often the statement occurs in your program. Select each of the colorful bands to reveal the questions in each section. Submit your answers to receive feedback.

  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Young people participate without fear of being teased or laughed at.
    Young people do not bully each other (physically or verbally).
    Young people do not say mean things about each other.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Young people help create the rules of this program.
    Young people are told about program rules and how to act.
    Rules are enforced fairly.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Staff show interest in what youth are doing and saying.
    Youth are willing to help each other.
    Staff greet and talk to youth when they arrive.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Young people are free to be themselves.
    Youth feel accepted by others.
    Youth make new friends.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Young people respect one another.
    Youth treat each other fairly.
    Young people are kind to one another.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Participants and Staff work together to plan activities.
    Youth choose the things they want to do.
    Young people are encouraged to be leaders.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Young people learn different ways to talk to each other.
    Youth learn how to make good decisions.
    Young people learn about other cultures.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Family members are encouraged to attend events and activities.
    Youth make use of libraries, parks, and other community resources.
    Participants do projects that help others in the community.