Search Phrase: Adolescent Development
Motivation and Goals
In this Positive Youth Development Network webinar, Kristen Elmore discusses motivational theories, characteristics and beliefs related to motivation, and how we can design contexts that support motivation.
youth work professionals, webinars, adolescent development, program planning
In this presentation to the Positive Youth Development Network in NYS, Jutta Dotterweich explored what research has to say about our ability to pay attention, and how youth workers can help young people focus.
youth work professionals, brain development, adolescent development, webinars, videos
In this Positive Youth Development Network webinar, Jutta Dotterweich introduces the co-regulation model and concrete strategies for helping youth strengthen self-regulation.
youth work professionals, webinars, adolescent development, program planning, social and emotional learning, SEL
Fair Weather Ahead: Coping with Adolescent Stress
This webinar on stress in adolescence was presented to the Positive Youth Development Network in 2017.
Encouraging Growth Mindsets
Growth mindsets support learning, while fixed mindsets can make us reluctant to challenge ourselves. How can youth work professionals encourage growth mindsets among adolescents?
program planning, adolescent development
Impact of Social Media
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence and Cornell University Social Media Lab
What is the impact of social media on young people? In this video, we discuss both negative and positive effects on adolescent well-being, identities, and relationships.
technology, new media, adolescent development, videos
Mindset and Motivation in Adolescence
Research Facts and Findings
"Growth" and "fixed" mindsets have an impact on our levels of achievement and how we feel about failure and learning. In this article, Kristen Elmore introduces the research on mindsets.
adolescents, learning, Carol Dweck, adolescent development, youth development
"Who Am I?" — Identity Formation in Adolescence
This handout provides a brief overview of adolescent identity development.
Etapas del Desarrollo en Adolescentes
PYD Resources in Spanish
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence
This chart summarizes the stages of adolescent development. Spanish translation of Stages of Adolescent Development (summary chart).
adolescence, puberty, youth development, teenagers, teens, en Español
Cultivating a Sense of Purpose in Youth
Presentation at the 2014 NYSDOH Provider Day
adolescent development, positive youth development