ERIC Number: ED422081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Youth Development: Family and Community Strategies.
Lalley, Jacqueline, Ed.; Ahsan, Nilofer, Ed.
Family Resource Coalition of America Report, v17 n1 Spr 1998
This newsletter issue presents articles on the development of youth resiliency through caring relationships with adults, high expectations, engaging activities, and opportunities to make decisions and contributions. Youth development programs and the experiences of teachers, parents, and adolescents are described, organized in five categories: strategies for positive programming, issues facing youths, research and evaluation, youth leadership, and public policy. The issue contains the following articles: (1) "Keys to Bringing Family Support and Youth Development Together through Group Work" (Andrew Malekoff); (2) "Family Support is Crucial to Youth Development" (James D. Cox); (3) "Keeping the Glass Full: Ending the Prevention vs. Promotion Debate" (Karen Pittman); (4)"Mobilizing Communities To Build Youth Assets: How Family Support Can Help" (Peter C. Scales); (5) "Bridging the Generation Gap" (Raul Ratcliffe and Elizabeth Steinfeld); (6) "Paving the Road to Manhood: Interview with Geoffrey Canada" (Julia DeLapp); (7) "Youths Say...We Can Beat Gang Involvement" (Ulysses Jefferson); (8) "What Do Young Adolescents Need?"; (9) "Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse: A Holistic Approach to Treating Youths" (Nathaniel W. Hurse and Debra Davis-Moody); (10) "What Makes Youth Development Programs Work?" (Donna Walker James and Edward DeJesus); (11) "Effective Programs in Youth Development"; (12) "Evaluating a Youth Program" (Edward C. Siegel and Cheryl A. Videen); (13) "Engaging Youth as Stakeholders in Communities" (Israel Romero); (14) "Young Mentors Share How They Help Inner City Youths Stay Positive" (Sam Beck); (15) "Youths Say...We Can Speak For Ourselves" (Dabriah Allston); (16) "Who Are Today's Youth?" (John Calhoun); (17) "Programs Mobilize To Stop Bill S.10"; and (18) "Youths Say...Teens Care about Politics" (Kym Stewart). (JPB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Disadvantaged Youth, Family Involvement, Family Relationship, Public Policy, Youth, Youth Agencies, Youth Leaders, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
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