What are the types of environments in which youth thrive? How do we cultivate such environments to promote optimal development and positive behavior in youth? The Youth Development Handbook: Coming of Age in American Communities provides youth and development practitioners access to current theory and research in the field of youth development, including illustrations of good practice, original case studies, and a contextual approach to such topics as youth participation and diversity. The Youth Development Handbook is designed for scholars and researchers in applied developmental science as well as practitioners and policy makers who implement youth development initiatives. The book is also recommended for use in graduate courses on youth development in the fields of Psychology, Human Development a Family Studies, and Education.... by the Happening quality control manual, which is maintained under the auspices of the National Happening Leadership ... (including Vocare, for 19 to 30 -year-olds, and Cursillo, for adults) while still providing each generation its own space.
|Title||:||The Youth Development Handbook|
|Author||:||Stephen F Hamilton, Mary Agnes Hamilton|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2003-10-17|