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Applied Developmental Science : An Advanced Textbook

Applied Developmental Science : An Advanced Textbook - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-1412915700

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Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2005
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Applied Developmental Science : An Advanced Textbook - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-1412915700

Richard M. Lerner, Donald Wertlieb and Francine Eds. Jacobs

ISBN13: 978-1412915700
ISBN10: 1412915708
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
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"Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook brings together the latest in theory and application from applied developmental science (ADS) and the positive psychology movement. This advanced text summarizes and synthesizes the best scientific knowledge from ADS to help readers understand the efforts being made around the world to ensure that all children and adolescents develop into healthy adults who contribute positively to society." This new single-volume work will benefit students planning on careers working with children, youth, and families, generally within an educational or community setting. The text is also recommended for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies, Social Work & Human Services, Education, and related disciplines.

Table of Contents

1 Historical and theoretical bases of applied developmental sciences
2 Neural development and lifelong plasticity
3 The role of positive psychology in child, adolescent, and family development
4 Child and youth well-being : the social indicators field
5 Participant consultation : ethical insights into parental permissions and confidentiality procedures for policy-relevant research with
youth
6 Families and ethnicity
7 Positive parenting and positive development in children
8 Promoting child adjustment by fostering positive paternal involvement
9 Ethnotheories of parenting : at the interface between culture and child development
10 Reforming education : developing 21st century community schools
11 The role of federal and state governments in child and family issues : an analysis of three policy areas
12 Child poverty in the United States : an evidence-based conceptual framework for programs and policies
13 The politics of children's issues : challenges and opportunities for advancing a children's agenda in the political arena
14 Juvenile justice and positive youth development
15 The development of young children with disabilities and their families : implications for policies and programs
16 Early intervention and family support programs
17 Back to basics : building an early care and education system
18 Child welfare : controversies and possibilities
19 Housing : the foundation of family life
20 Philanthropy, science, and social change : corporate and operating foundations as engines of applied developmental science

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