Measuring the Benefits of Social Capital to Young People

In Defining and Measuring Social Capital for Young People: A Practical Review of the Literature on Resource-Full Relationships, the authors define social capital as the developmental relationships young people make and the many kinds of life-enhancing benefits that accrue to them through those relationships. Access to social capital is associated with a variety of positive health, education, and employment outcomes, but useful measurement tools for youth agencies are just beginning to be developed.

https://www.search-institute.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/SOCAP-Lit-Review.pdf

See other relevant resources below:

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/blog/2020/06/crosswinds-youth-services-uses-open-table-partnership-to-help-at-risk-youth