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ERIC Number: EJ1013127
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Overcoming Adversity: High-Achieving African American Youth's Perspectives on Educational Resilience
Williams, Joseph M.; Bryan, Julia
Journal of Counseling & Development, v91 n3 p291-300 Jul 2013
This qualitative multicase research study identified the home, school, and community factors and processes that contributed to the academic success of 8 urban, African American high school graduates from low-income, single-parent families. Ten main themes emerged: school-related parenting practices, personal stories of hardship, positive mother-child relationships, extended family networks, supportive school-based relationships, school-oriented peer culture, good teaching, extracurricular school activities, social support networks, and out-of-school time activities. Implications for counselors are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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