Summary: "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 sing
le-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.
Summary: "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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Sage Publications, Inc. Published: 01/28/2005 International: No
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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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