Model moves from left to right beginning with the life cycle (sibling relations, parenthood, marriage, family initiations), life span (coming of age, physical development, biological factors), and life course orientations (motivations, historical and contextual influences, decision making), leads to positive (youth programs, religious events) or negative experiences (gang involvement, risk-taking activities, delinquency), which promotes either healthy or unhealthy development to adulthood.

 

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