ERIC Number: EJ820834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Future Directions for Research on Core Competencies
Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Guerra, Nancy G.
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, n122 p89-92 Win 2008
This concluding commentary highlights common themes that emerged across the chapters in this volume. We identify strengths and limitations of the core competencies framework and discuss the importance of context, culture, and development for understanding the role of the core competencies in preventing risk behavior in adolescence. We also outline possible areas for future research linking positive youth development and risk prevention programming.
Descriptors: Adolescents, Risk, Prevention, Youth Programs, Self Concept, Self Control, Decision Making Skills, Moral Values, Beliefs, Prosocial Behavior, Interpersonal Competence, Context Effect
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