TOPIC: Youth Development
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Youth as Leaders
- Adolescents' implicit theories of maturity
- Critical Issue: Using Prevention Principles to Develop Comprehensive Services
- City platform on strengthening families and improving outcomes for children and youth
- Emerging adulthood: age-related tasks and underlying self processes
- 2007 Fact Sheet on Unintentional Injury: Adolescents & Young Adults
- The evolving capacities of the child, (UNICEF)
- The Federal Grants Manual for Youth Programs: A Guide to Youth Risk Behavior Prevention Funding
- Funding for Youth Services
- A Guide To Effective Investments In Positive Youth Development
- The impact of youth development programs on student achievement
- Indicators of Positive Development
- Investing in children, youth, families, and communities: strengths-based research and practice
- Kids as Self Advocates: over 60 tipsheets and guides written for youth, by youth!
- Meaningful student involvement ~Includes resources for systemic school change as well as community organizing
- Moving Ahead Together: What Works for Youth
- National Center for Learning and Citizenship: Schools of Success Network Shows that Service-Learning Quality Matters
- "Off the shelf and into the field: Making the most of the National Research Council's 2002 report Community Programs to Promote youth Development" (2003) N. Yohalem & K. Pittman.Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education
- Pathways to getting ahead (2003) L. Beeferman, et al.
- Positive Youth Development in the United States: Research Findings on Evaluations of Positive Youth Development Programs
- "Positive Youth Development in the US: Research Findings on Evaluations of Positive Youth Development Programs" (2004) R. Catalano, L. Berglund, J. Ryan, H. Lonczak, and JD Hawkins
- Reflect and Improve: A tool kit for engaging youth and adults as partners in program evaluation
- The Role of Purposeful Work Goals in Promoting Meaning in Life and in Schoolwork During Adolescence (2009) D. Yeaver & M. Bundick. Journal of Adolescent Research 24(4) 423-452
- Shared Youth Vision, Mission and Objectives
- A Study of interactions: Emerging issues in the study of adolescence
- Teaching Healthy Relationships to Adolescents and Young Adults
- Taking the Reins Together: Youth/Adult Partnerships! (8min video)
- Teen Risk-Taking: Promising Prevention Programs and Approaches
- Understanding the State of Knowledge of Youth Engagement Financing and Sustainability
- Urban Parks as partners in youth development
- U.S. Department of Labor: Summer Jobs for Youth
- Use Community Development Block Grant Funds to Support Youth Programs and Services
- The Whole Child in a Fractured World
- Youth Empowerment and Participation in Mental Health Care (Summer 2009 issue of Focal Point)
- Youth Indicators, 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
- Youth Infusion: Intergenerational Advocacy Toolkit
- Youth Outcomes Measurement Tools Directory
- Youth Participation in Public Policy
- Youth Programs Resource Center Monthly Funding Tips
- Adolescents as agents in the promotion of their positive development: The role of youth actions in effective programs. By Lerner, Richard M.; Barton, Catherine E. In: Walter J. Perrig, Ed; Alexander Grob, Ed; et al. (2000). In: Control of human behavior, mental processes, and consciousness: Essays in honor of the 60th birthday of August Flammer. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
- Community Programs to Promote Youth Development. By Jacquelynne Eccles and Jennifer Appleton Gootman. (2002). National Academy Press: Washington, D.C.
- Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices. By Francisco A. Villarruel, Daniel Francis Perkins, Lynne M. Borden, and Joanne G. Keith. (2003). Sage Publications, Inc.
- How do adolescents view health? Implications for state health policy. Ott MA, Rosenberger JG, McBride KR, Woodcox SG. 2010. Journal of Adolescent Health. Abstract available at http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X%2810%2900369-1/abstract.
- Inner-city youth development organizations: Strengthening programs for adolescent girls. By Hirsch, Barton J.; Roffman, Jennifer G.; Deutsch, Nancy L.; Flynn, Cathy A.; Loder, Tondra L.; Pagano, Maria E. (2000). Journal of Early Adolescence. 20 (2): p. 210-230.
- New Frontiers for Youth Development in the Twenty-First Century. By Melvin Delgado. (2002). Columbia University Press: New York.
- Pathways to Positive Development Among Diverse Youth: New Directions for Youth Development, No. 95. By Richard M. Lerner, Carl S. Taylor, and Alexander von Eye. (2002). Jossey-Bass.
- Positive Youth Development. Lerner, R. & Lerner, J. (2011). Academic Press.
- Toward a psychology of positive youth development. By Larson, Reed W. (2000). American Psychologist. 55 (1): p. 170-183.
- Understanding Youth: Adolescent Development for Educators. By Michael J. Nakkula and Eric Toshalis. (2006). Harvard Education Press.
- The Youth Development Handbook: Coming of Age in American Communities. By Stephen F. Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton. (Hardcover - Oct 16, 2003). Sage Publications, Inc.
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