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ERIC Number: EJ941196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 59
ISSN: ISSN-1089-5701
Positive Psychology: Transforming Young Lives
Brendtro, Larry K.; Mitchell, Martin L.
Reclaiming Children and Youth, v20 n2 p5-12 2011
To reach responsible independence, young people must become invested in setting their life course. A rich history of research and practice shows that democratic group climates foster autonomy and prosocial behavior. This article explores principles and practices for creating positive peer cultures to develop strengths and help youth meet their full potential. (Contains 4 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A