ERIC Number: EJ813624
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
An "Oasis of Hope": The Power of Thinking Developmentally
McCarty, Bonnie C.; Quirk, Constance A.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, v12 n2 p105-107 Sum 2003
Programs desiring to offer true alternatives for troubled children and youth can focus efforts through a developmental lens. Adults who focus their intervention decisions through beliefs based on healthy social-emotional developmental theory and practice provide a strength-based alternative, a sturdy foundation, and an oasis of hope for youth to carry into their futures as adults.
Descriptors: Child Development, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems, Positive Reinforcement, Emotional Problems, Youth, Nontraditional Education, Intervention, Behavior Modification, Individual Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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