This paperback course textbook has been adapted from the landmark four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science (SAGE 2003), a work that offers a detailed roadmap for action and research in ensuring positive child, youth, and family development. In 20 chapters, this new single-volume work brings together the latest in theory and application from applied developmental science and the positive psychology movement for students going on to careers working with youth and their families in educational and community environments.
|Publication date:||9th March 2005|
|Author:||Richard M. Lerner|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Child & developmental psychology,|
Richard M. Lerner is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the Director of the Applied Developmental Science Institute in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. A developmental psychologist, Lerner received a Ph.D. in 1971 from the City University of New York. He has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Psychological Association, and American Psychological Society. Prior to joining Tufts University, he held administrative posts at Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Boston College, ...More About Richard M. Lerner