ERIC Number: EJ895350
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
The Evidence Base for Positive Peer Culture
Laursen, Erik K.
Reclaiming Children and Youth, v19 n2 p37-42 2010
This article explores the evidence base for Positive Peer Culture (PPC) which is a total system for developing positive youth cultures in youth serving organizations. It challenges a popular belief among some researchers that group programs which bring together troubled youth are inherently negative.
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Youth, Youth Programs, Beliefs, Researchers, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Group Therapy, Self Control, Prosocial Behavior, Personal Autonomy, Interpersonal Relationship, Socialization
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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