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ERIC Number: EJ944967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 62
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1520-3247
Intentional Self-Regulation, Ecological Assets, and Thriving in Adolescence: A Developmental Systems Model
Gestsdottir, Steinunn; Urban, Jennifer Brown; Bowers, Edmond P.; Lerner, Jacqueline V.; Lerner, Richard M.
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, n133 p61-76 Fall 2011
The positive youth development (PYD) perspective emphasizes that thriving occurs when individual [double arrow] context relations involve the alignment of adolescent strengths with the resources in their contexts. The authors propose that a key component of this relational process is the strength that youth possess in the form of self-regulatory processes; these processes optimize opportunities to obtain ecological resources that enhance the probability of PYD. They use the selection, optimization, and compensation (SOC) model of intentional self-regulation to discuss the role of self-regulation in the PYD perspective among diverse youth.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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