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ERIC Number: EJ1152550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0161-4681
School Engagement and Positive Youth Development: A Relational Developmental Systems Perspective
Li, Yibing; Agans, Jennifer P.; Chase, Paul A.; Arbeit, Miriam R.; Weiner, Michelle B.; Lerner, Richard M.
Teachers College Record, v116 n13 p37-57 2014
This chapter explains the links between relational developmental systems theory and the strength-based, positive youth development (PYD) perspective. The Five Cs model of PYD (involving competence, confidence, connection, character, and caring) is used to assess the role of school engagement in PYD. [This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol. 113, No. 1.]
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Language: English
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