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ERIC Number: EJ818829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 65
ISSN: ISSN-0735-6846
Rite of Passage Programs as Effective Tools for Fostering Resilience among Low-Income African American Male Adolescents
West-Olatunji, Cirecie; Shure, Lauren; Garrett, Michael T.; Conwill, William; Rivera, Edil Torres
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v47 n2 p131 Fall 2008
The authors discuss effective rite of passage (ROP) programs as strength-based, culturally relevant interventions for African American male adolescents. They also highlight the ethnocultural strengths of this population from a resilience perspective and articulate academic and dispositional outcomes of ROP programs. Recommendations for practice and future research are included.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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