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Varela, R. Enrique; Niditch, Laura A.; Hensley-Maloney, Lauren; Moore, Kathryn W.; Creveling, C. Christiane; Jones, Kathryn M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Accumulating evidence indicates that Latino children and adolescents are at risk for higher anxiety relative to youth of other ethnicities. However, to date, very little research has been conducted to examine culture specific mechanisms of anxiety in Latino youth. Objective: This study explored whether strict adherence to Latino…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups, At Risk Persons
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Figueroa, Roger; Barnett, Lisa; Estevan, Isaac; Wiley, Angela R. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Assessing children's movement skill competence objectively is resource and time intensive. Family childcare providers (FCCPs) are with young children for most of a normal weekday and may have an understanding of their motor skill competence. Objective: This study examined how well FCCPs can report on preschoolers' motor skills. Method:…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children
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Lee, Ahyoung; Kim, HaeJung; Faulkner, Monica; Gerstenblatt, Paula; Travis, Dnika J. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: As the demand for child care continues in the United States, the well-being of the child care workforce is an important consideration as well. Child care providers have job-related stresses, which affect their physical and mental health, ultimately can lead to a variety of concerns including, high turnover and overall quality of…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Employee Attitudes, Work Attitudes, Rewards
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García-Escalera, Julia; Chorot, Paloma; Sandín, Bonifacio; Ehrenreich-May, Jill; Prieto, Antonio; Valiente, Rosa M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents have an enormous burden worldwide due to their high prevalence and disability. Despite the high comorbidity between these disorders, preventive interventions have often been developed separately for anxiety and depression. Objective: The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Adolescents, Anxiety Disorders, Depression (Psychology)
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Vagos, Paula; Ribeiro da Silva, Diana; Brazão, Nélio; Rijo, Daniel; Elison, Jeff – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Shame has been found to relate to several psychopathologies, but the way the individual copes with experiences of shame may determine specific expressions of psychopathology, making it essential to rigorously address such coping styles. Objective: This study evaluated the psychometric properties of a Portuguese version of the Compass…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Psychopathology, Coping, Psychometrics
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Gellatly, R.; Brookman-Frazee, L.; Barnett, M.; Gonzalez, J. C.; Kim, J. J.; Lau, A. S. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in community settings appears to result in reduced benefit relative to controlled trials. This difference in outcomes may be attributable in part to engagement challenges therapists encounter when delivering EBPs to low-income ethnic minority youth and families. Objective: The…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Counselor Client Relationship, Allied Health Personnel, Minority Groups
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Van Heel, Martijn; Vu, Ba Tuan; Bosmans, Guy; Petry, Katja; Hoang, Dung Tien; Van Leeuwen, Karla – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: There has been an increase in externalizing problem behaviour in Vietnam over the last decade and parenting has been considered an important factor in the development of problem behaviour in adolescents in Western countries. However, few studies addressed parenting in a Vietnamese context, which may be due to the lack of a validated…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Parenting Styles
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Houtepen, J. A. B. M.; Sijtsema, J. J.; Klimstra, T. A.; Van der Lem, R.; Bogaerts, S. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Adolescents face major developmental tasks such as increasing individuation and establishing autonomy. These developmental tasks increase demands on adolescent self-control, hereby putting youth with poor effortful control at risk for psychopathology. Specific parenting behaviors might be warranted to buffer against this risk.…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Adolescent Development, Personal Autonomy, Self Control
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Chen, Bin-Bin; Wiium, Nora; Dimitrova, Radosveta – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Life history theory provides a unifying perspective on understanding human behaviors as adaptive strategies in response to particular environmental conditions. There is little empirical literature on the relationships between life history strategies and positive youth development. Objective: This study examines the relationships…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Adolescents, Adolescent Development
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Tirrell, Jonathan M.; Geldhof, G. John; King, Pamela Ebstyne; Dowling, Elizabeth M.; Sim, Alistair T. R.; Williams, Kate; Iraheta, Guillermo; Lerner, Jacqueline V.; Lerner, Richard M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The more than one billion children living in poverty worldwide are often marginalized from the resources needed for health and well-being, a situation that may create feelings of hopelessness and diminish chances for thriving. Compassion International (CI), a faith-based child-sponsorship organization committed to alleviating child…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Religion, Program Effectiveness
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Wiium, Nora; Dost-Gözkan, Ayfer; Kosic, Marianna – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Within the positive youth development (PYD) perspective, internal assets (e.g., social competencies and positive identity) and external assets (e.g., support and empowerment) constitute developmental assets that can facilitate positive youth outcomes. This assertion has been studied mainly in the US context and to a lesser degree in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Gender Differences, Parent Background
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Lerner, Richard M.; Chase, Paul A. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Enacting good science in pursuing the international study of positive youth development (PYD) requires using sound developmental theory to formulate questions that are tested through employing rigorous, change-sensitive measures, designs, and data analyses that are aimed at describing, explaining, or optimizing thriving among the…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Adolescent Development, Developmental Stages, Theories
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Eichas, Kyle; Ferrer-Wreder, Laura; Olsson, Tina M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Advances in knowledge of how to promote positive youth development (PYD) have significant potential to enrich intervention science. As part of a broader movement in the direction of a more fully integrated intervention science, PYD intervention research can provide practitioners in youth behavioral and mental health with an updated set…
Descriptors: Youth, Intervention, Science Instruction, Mental Health
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Kozina, Ana; Wiium, Nora; Gonzalez, Jose-Michael; Dimitrova, Radosveta – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The transition from lower-secondary to upper-secondary education marks a critical period for adolescents that impacts their academic achievement. Objective: Based on Positive Youth Development (PYD) framework, we examined associations between math achievement as measured by PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) and PYD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Development, Student Development, Secondary School Students
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Dutra-Thomé, Luciana; DeSousa, Diogo; Koller, Silvia Helena – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The dynamics between risk and promotive factors within ecological contexts of development in emerging adulthood may influence the self-concepts and involvement in problem behaviors of young individuals. Objective: To investigate associations of risk (exposure to domestic and community violence; prejudice) and promotive factors (family,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Late Adolescents, Young Adults, Individual Development
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