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Document Number: 8424

Artistic Production Processes as Venues for Positive Youth Development - The positive youth development model focuses on the idea that when given adequate resources, young people acquire and put to use constructive capacities that allow them to make a positive contribution to the civic realm. Viewing adolescence as a time of promise as opposed to a time of risk has the potential to remake the way we understand the nature of development and our role as researchers and educators in supporting the development of young people. (Erica Halverson, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, February 2010)...

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