Center for Applied Developmental Science

TimeWise – Promotion of Positive Leisure Behaviors

Project Team: Karina Weichold

Adolescents‘ leisure behaviors can be a developmental asset for positive development or a risk factor for maladjustment. According to recent research, promotion of leisure-related life-skills is a promising means of the prevention against substance misuse in adolescence. The US-American program TimeWise now has been applied and evaluated in a German School context.