Emerging+Adulthood[1]

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 11/17/10 Emerging Adulthood Kathleen R. Gilbert, Ph.D. (Most of this presentation is based on Jeffrey Arnett’s  work and writings)
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11/17/10 But first, something completely different…
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11/17/10 What is emerging adulthood? The time between adolescence and full-fledged  adulthood Approximately age 18-25; although may extend  to age 30 Begins with the end of high school (entry into  post-secondary education) Ends with the attainment of full adult status  (e.g., marriage, parenthood, career-focused 
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11/17/10 Is this a distinct developmental stage?
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Previously referred to as “delayed adulthood” Arnett identifies the following contributors:  Later ages of marriage and parenthood Longer and more widespread education Birth control, fewer children Acceptance of premarital sexuality, cohabitation Can you think of others? Do you have issues with these markers of 
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