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Cobb, R. Brian; Alwell, Morgen – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2009
The relationship between transition planning/coordinating interventions and transition outcomes for secondary-aged youth with disabilities was explored in this systematic review. A total of 31 studies intervening with 859 youth with a wide variety of disabilities were reviewed. Using the transition intervention framework of Kohler and Field (2003)…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Disabilities, Student Development, Intervention
Barbera-Stein, Linda; Kraft, Joan Marie – 1989
The normative transition from adolescent to adult is interrupted by adolescent motherhood. Many argue that obstacles presented by adolescent motherhood can be overcome with support of family, friends, and the baby's father. To examine the size of social networks and the perceived and actual support derived from such networks, data were obtained…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Early Parenthood, Family Relationship
Ginsberg, Pauline E.; Lemire, Danielle – 2003
Six adolescent refugees, ages 15-17, were interviewed regarding transition between Bosnia and upstate New York. All had been in the United States for 3-7 years, were enrolled in public school, and fluent in English. In 45 to 90 minute semi-structured interviews, there were a wide range of responses to the teens common refugee experience. While…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Ethnicity
Blackwell, Louisa; Bynner, John – 2002
The relationship between learning and family formation and dissolution was examined through a review of the literature that focused on education and family life in Great Britain and elsewhere. The following topics were examined: learning, marriage, and cohabitation; learning, dissolution, and divorce; changing patterns of childbearing in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Rate, Childlessness, Decision Making
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Singh, Kusum; Dika, Sandra – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2003
This study explored the social networks and sources of social support for rural high-school adolescents and how these are related to educational and psychological outcomes. We examined quality, frequency. and nature of social relationships of high school students to understand how size, density, heterogeneity, compositional quality of social…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Outcomes of Education, Adolescents, Social Networks
Nord, Christine Winquist; Rhoads, Amy – 1992
This study evaluated the Survey of Income Program Participation (SIPP) as a source of data on children. The evaluation sought to determine whether SIPP provides reasonable estimates of the child population, by comparing estimates derived from SIPP with estimates derived from the Current Population Survey (CPS). Specifically, children living in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Children, Comparative Analysis
Kamradt, Bruce – Juvenile Justice, 2000
Finding effective treatment models for youth in the juvenile justice system with serious emotional, mental health, and behavioral needs can be difficult. The traditional categorical approach that the juvenile justice, child welfare, and mental health systems often use places youth in a "one-size-fits-all" program, regardless of the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Family Involvement, Financial Support, Health Maintenance Organizations
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King, Maia M.; Winton, Alan S. W.; Adkins, Angela D. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2003
We investigated the readability of seven mental health brochures on mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in children that were selected from a website developed by the Center for Mental Health Services at The reading grade levels of the brochures ranged from 11.1 to 14.8 (mean 13.23), considerably higher than…
Descriptors: Health Services, Readability, Emotional Disturbances, Mental Health
Long, Maribeth – 1994
Research over the past 25 years indicates that children's persistent stereotyping of career roles influences their career choices. The following eight independent variables are examined so as to understand secondary school students' occupational sex-role stereotyping (OSRS): (1) gender; (2) socioeconomic status of the parents; (3) mother's…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Occupational Aspiration, Occupations, Role Perception
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Yang, Juhua – Comparative Education Review, 2007
In addition to its goal of limiting China's population growth, a key purpose of China's one-child policy is to improve children's well-being. The government has made a strenuous effort to limit parents' childbearing in exchange for the greater opportunities it provides for their only children, including educational opportunities. In this article,…
Descriptors: Siblings, Population Growth, Public Policy, Adolescents
Ballard, Chester C. – 1981
Trained, indigenous, bilingual people conducted interviews with 172 Mexican American families from the Southmost area of Brownsville and rural communities in Brooks County, Texas, to ascertain metro-nonmetro community satisfaction, as determined by place of residence and age status differentiations among family members. Complete family study units…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Age Differences, Community Satisfaction
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McKinney, Robin – Child Study Journal, 2002
Analyzed 1992 and 1998 data from National Longitudinal Study of Youth to investigate effect of maternal marital status on maternal reports of behavior problems in African American adolescents. Found that maternal marital status did not have a significant relationship with maternal reports of behavior problems. However, mothers in married families…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Black Family, Black Youth
Park, Jennifer M. – 1998
This report details findings of a national questionnaire survey of the attitudes and plans of American adolescents. Participating were 1,195 students between 14 and 18 years of age in a nationally representative sample. To permit regional comparisons, 250 questionnaires were sent to representative households from each of the 9 U.S. Census regions,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Aspiration, Attitude Change
Garbarino, Jennifer; Thompson, Bruce – 2000
This study explored the development of attachment bonds in adolescents with diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or conduct disorder (CD). Participants included 102 mother/adolescent-child dyads from both rural and metropolitan areas and from six states. Subjects had received an ADHD diagnosis, a CD diagnosis, or a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders
Cromer, Janis L. – 1997
This report compares results from the 1997 national study of the current attitudes of American teenagers with similar 1974, 1983, and 1996 surveys. Participating were 334 students between 14 and 18 years of age, from households representative of the national population in geographic distribution, population density, household size, age of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Aspiration, Attitude Change
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