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Community programs to promote youth development

Author: Jacquelynne S Eccles; Jennifer Appleton Gootman; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Community-Level Programs for Youth.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After-school programs, scout groups, community service activities, religious youth groups, and other community-based activities have been thought to play a key role in the lives of adolescents. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacquelynne S Eccles; Jennifer Appleton Gootman; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Community-Level Programs for Youth.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
ISBN: 0309072751 9780309072755 0309105900 9780309105903
OCLC Number: 48144330
Notes: "Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine."
"Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education."
Description: xvii, 411 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Growing Support for Programs --
Adolescent Development --
Committee Charge --
Youth in the United States: A Mixed Picture --
Scope of the Study --
Guide to the Report --
Promoting Adolescent Development --
Adolescent Development --
Developmental Challenges, Opportunities, and Risks --
Personal and Social Assets That Promote Well-Being --
How to Measure Well-Being --
Theoretical Perspectives --
Practical Wisdom --
Empirical Research --
Personal and Social Assets --
Features of Positive Developmental Settings --
Features That Maximize Positive Development --
Essential Ingredients of Good Programs --
The Role of Community Programs for Youth --
The Landscape of Community Programs for Youth --
Insights from Nonexperimental Studies --
A Wide Range of Programs --
Features of Community Programs for Youth --
Lessons from Experimental Evaluations --
Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Evaluations --
Three Model Program Evaluations --
Conclusions About Program Features --
Evaluation and Social Indicator Data --
Generating New Information --
Evaluating Community Programs for Youth --
Questions Asked in Comprehensive Evaluation --
Data and Technical Assistance Resources --
Uses of Social Indicator Data --
Data Sources --
Assessing Program Implementation and Operation --
The Intersection of Practice, Policy, and Research --
Funding and Support for Programs --
Policy and Practice --
Research, Evaluation, and Data Collection --
Fundamental Principles of Human Development --
Theoretical Frameworks for Conceptualizing Positive Developmental Processes.
Responsibility: Committee on Community-Level Programs for Youth, Jacquelynne Eccles and Jennifer Appleton Gootman, editors.
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