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Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development is a longitudinal study that began in 2002 and was repeated annually for eight years, surveying more than 7,000 adolescents from diverse backgrounds across 42 U.S. states. The first wave of research began…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., 2012
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study from fifth grade through twelfth grade, and a cross-sectional study in twelfth grade, of the relationship of participation in 4-H after school activities to youth development, including civic engagement, educational outcomes,…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., 2011
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study from fifth through tenth grade and a cross-sectional study in tenth grade of the relationship of participation in 4-H after school activities to youth development, based on a comparison of students who participated in 4-H…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., 2011
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study from fifth grade through eleventh grade, and a cross-sectional study in eleventh grade, of the relationship of participation in 4-H after school activities to youth development, including civic engagement, educational outcomes,…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2009
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on more than 3,342 students assessed from grades…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, May 2008
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal investigation of the influence of the Positive Youth Development (PYD) model on adolescent development and maturity, and findings from an examination of participation in a smoking prevention program on children's health…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2008
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on 3,342 students from 33 states assessed from…