ERIC Number: EJ663326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Working with Families To Promote Healthy Adolescent Development.
Toumbourou, John W.; Gregg, M. Elizabeth
Family Matters, n59 p54-60 Win 2001
Reviews research relevant to family-based adolescent health promotion, focusing on efforts to prevent problems and encourage healthy development. Discusses family processes that appear central to healthy adolescent functioning, including attachment, reducing disharmony, and encouraging responsibility. Describes selected family interventions, focusing principally on prevention/treatment of substance abuse, delinquency, and crime. Asserts that a range of evaluated interventions suggests the potential of involving families in adolescent health promotion. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Crime Prevention, Delinquency, Family Environment, Family Programs, Health Promotion, Intervention, Parent Child Relationship, Prevention, Program Descriptions, Substance Abuse
The Australian Institute of Family Studies, 300 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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