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Resilience in Development
- A. Masten, J. J. Cutuli, Janette E. Herbers, Marie–Gabrielle J. Reed
- PsychologyThe Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd…
- 30 July 2009
Resilience is the capacity for positive adaptation in significant adversity. This chapter covers the central concepts of resilience research in developmental science, and describes the fundamental…
Academic achievement of homeless and highly mobile children in an urban school district: Longitudinal evidence on risk, growth, and resilience
Efforts to close gaps or enhance achievement in H/HM children require more differentiated knowledge of vulnerability and protective processes that may shape individual development and achievement.
Evidence-based assessment in pediatric psychology: family measures.
- M. Alderfer, B. Fiese, J. Patterson
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of pediatric psychology
- 1 October 2008
Many measures deemed "well-established" in the general population are proving to be reliable and useful in pediatric samples and more evidence of the validity of family measures is needed in this context.
Executive Function Skills and School Success in Young Children Experiencing Homelessness
The authors examined the role of executive function (EF) skills as a predictor of kindergarten or first-grade adjustment in 138 children living in shelters for homeless families. During the summer,…
Promoting Competence and Resilience in the School Context
Four decades of research on resilience in young people provide compelling data and models for applications in the school context. Resilience theory and findings are highly congruent with…
Early Reading Skills and Academic Achievement Trajectories of Students Facing Poverty, Homelessness, and High Residential Mobility
This investigation tested the importance of early academic achievement for later achievement trajectories among 18,011 students grouped by level of socioeconomic risk. Students considered to be at…
Academic achievement trajectories of homeless and highly mobile students: resilience in the context of chronic and acute risk.
Analyses examined academic achievement data across third through eighth grades (N = 26,474), comparing students identified as homeless or highly mobile (HHM) with other students in the federal free…
Academic Risk and Resilience in the Context of Homelessness.
- A. Masten, J. J. Cutuli, Janette E. Herbers, E. Hinz, J. Obradović, Amanda J. Wenzel
- PsychologyChild development perspectives
- 1 December 2014
A translational research program focused on academic risk and resilience in homeless and highly mobile children finds that although these children share many risk factors with other disadvantaged children, they are higher on an underlying continuum of risk.
Genetic and Caregiving-Based Contributions to Infant Attachment
- K. L. Raby, D. Cicchetti, E. Carlson, J. J. Cutuli, M. Englund, B. Egeland
- PsychologyPsychological science
- 24 July 2012
It is suggested that 5-HTTLPR variation contributes to infants’ emotional reactivity and that the degree to which caregivers are responsive influences how effectively infants use their caregivers for emotion regulation.
Direct and Indirect Effects of Parenting on the Academic Functioning of Young Homeless Children
Research Findings: Effects of parenting quality on the academic functioning of young homeless children were examined using data from 58 children ages 4 to 7 and their parents during their stay at an…