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Achievement Adolescence and Society Part1
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Some General Principles about Adolescence The vast majority of adolescents do not develop serious psychological or social problems A significant minority of individuals do develop these problems during adolescence
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Some General Principles about Problems in Adolescence An important distinction needs to be made between: Experimentation vs. Enduring patterns of behavior Problems that have their origins in adolescence vs. And those that do not Problems that are transitory vs. Problems that endure into adulthood
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Personal Assets Positive Youth Development (PYD) (Lerner, 2004) Five C’s Competence, Connection, Confidence, Character, and Caring Sixth C - Contribution to self, family, society Motivation Ø Self-concept Ø Self-efficacy Ø Interests/Values Ø Aspirations
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Cook et al (2002) Family Peer Neighborhood (safety, social cohesion, health care, and recreation) School Extracurricular Activities
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Schools Transitions Quality of School Climate Ø Sense of connection/belongingness Ø Academic programs offered Ø Small vs. large high schools Attitudes about school, behavioral problems, extracurricular
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PYSC 521 taught by Professor Dr.zarrett during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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