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All Kids Are Our Kids: What Communities Must Do to Raise Caring and Responsible Children and Adolescents
Preface Introduction: From Peril to Possibility BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN ALL KIDS Developmental Assets: Forty Building Blocks of Human Development The State of Developmental Assets Among Youth
Anthropology in the Clinic: The Problem of Cultural Competency and How to Fix It
A failure of outcome research to take culture seriously enough to routinely assess the cost-effectiveness of culturally informed therapeutic practices, not a lack of effort to introduce ulturally informed strategies into clinical settings is to be blamed.
Positive Youth Development: Theory, Research, and Applications†
This chapter describes positive youth development (PYD) as an emerging arena of applied developmental science. We show how PYD is both rooted in the theoretical traditions of developmental
God Image as a Function of Self-Esteem and Locus of Control
A cognitive consistency framework was adopted to predict that a believer's level of selfesteem and his location on the locus of control dimension influence his description and definition of God. On a
Contribution of Developmental Assets to the Prediction of Thriving Among Adolescents
This article investigated the contribution of developmental assets to the prediction of thriving behaviors among adolescents. The study was based on a sample of 6,000 youth in Grades 6-12 evenly
Developmental Assets and Asset-Building Community: Conceptual and Empirical Foundations
The issue that frames this volume is the strengthening of the human development infrastructure in American communities. This infrastructure is concerned with the patterns and rhythms of
Religion and the Well‐Being of Adolescents
A literature review of the relation between religiousness and adolescent well-being is presented, along with new analyses from a large adolescent data base. It is found that the average level of
Beyond the "Village" Rhetoric: Creating Healthy Communities for Children and Adolescents
The role of community in child and adolescent development is emerging as a significant area of theoretical inquiry, research, and application. This article describes the development and utilization
The definition and preliminary measurement of thriving in adolescence
We describe ‘thriving’ as an under-utilized construct that can add value to theory, research, and application in adolescent development. We draw on developmental systems theories to suggest that