School engagement and positive youth development: A relational developmental systems perspective

Yibing Li, Jen Agans, Paul A. Chase, Miriam R. Arbeit, Michelle B. Weiner, Richard M. Lerner

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Abstract

This chapter explains the links between relational developmental systems theory and the strength-based, positive youth development (PYD) perspective. The Five Cs model of PYD (involving competence, confidence, connection, character, and caring) is used to assess the role of school engagement in PYD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-57
Number of pages21
JournalTeachers College Record
Volume116
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education

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    Li, Y., Agans, J., Chase, P. A., Arbeit, M. R., Weiner, M. B., & Lerner, R. M. (2014). School engagement and positive youth development: A relational developmental systems perspective. Teachers College Record, 116(13), 37-57.