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Title Community programs to promote youth development / Committee on Community-Level Programs for Youth, Jacquelynne Eccles and Jennifer Appleton Gootman, editors
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 411 pages) : illustrations
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
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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-391) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Teenagers -- Services for -- United States.
Youth -- Services for -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Eccles, Jacquelynne S.
Gootman, Jennifer Appleton.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Community-Level Programs for Youth.
ISBN 0309661560 (electronic bk.)
9780309661560 (electronic bk.)