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Positive Youth Development, Participation in Community Youth Development Programs, and Community Contributions of Fifth-Grade Adolescents
The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development (PYD), a longitudinal investigation of a diverse sample of 1,700 fifth graders and 1,117 of their parents, tests developmental contextual ideas linkingExpand
Liberty: Thriving and Civic Engagement Among America′s Youth
Foreword - Ralph Smith, The Annie E. Casey Foundation Preface 1. Ideals and Human Development 2. Evolution and the Emergence of Liberty 3. Social Relationships and Human Development 4. DevelopmentalExpand
Positive Youth Development A View of the Issues
The positive youth development (PYD) perspective is a strength-based conception of adolescence. Derived from developmental systems theory, the perspective stressed that PYD emerges when the potentialExpand
Developmental Science, Developmental Systems, and Contemporary Theories of Human Development†
This chapter discusses the emphasis in contemporary scholarship about human development on developmental systems theories, models of development that emphasize relational approaches to the multipleExpand
The Five Cs Model of Positive Youth Development: A Longitudinal Analysis of Confirmatory Factor Structure and Measurement Invariance
Evidence was found for strict measurement invariance across three measurement occasions, including equivalence of first-order and second-order factor loadings, equality of intercepts of observed variables, and equality of item uniqueness and disturbances of the first- order factors. Expand
Trajectories of school engagement during adolescence: implications for grades, depression, delinquency, and substance use.
Four trajectories for behavioral school engagement and four trajectories of emotional engagement were identified using a semiparametric mixture model and different trajectories were linked to grades, depression, delinquency, and substance use. Expand
Reassessing the Dimensions of Temperamental Individuality Across the Life Span:The Revised Dimensions of Temperament Survey (DOTS-R)
The principal objective of this research was to identify age-continuous features of temperament, across an age span from early childhood to late adolescence/early adulthood through the constructionExpand