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Scholar Identity and Academic Achievement in African American Adolescents: Is There a Connection?

Olga M. Welch

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a nine-year longitudinal study designed to discover how educationally disadvantaged African American adolescents, with the potential to attend college, began to classify ... More


Risk and Protective Factors of Depressive Symptoms

Margaret Lombe and Von E. Nebbitt

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter assesses how the downward extension of adult responsibilities to adolescence (i.e. adultification) and community cohesion buffer the effects of delinquent behavior, exposure to deviant ... More


Implications to Practice and Service Use

Theda Rose, Michael Lindsey, and Von E. Nebbitt

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Studies show that African American adolescents may be at higher risk for adverse behavioral health outcomes, such as depression, compared to other racial/ethnic minority youth. Additionally, negative ... More


Methodology and Procedures

Von E. Nebbitt, Taqi M. Tirmazi, and Tarek Zidan

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

From spring 2005 through summer 2008, cross-sectional data were collected from 898 African American adolescents living in public housing developments in four large US cities: New York City (Queens), ... More


The Social Ecology of Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Use

Michael G. Vaughn, Margaret Lombe, Stephen Tripodi, and Von E. Nebbitt

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how community cohesion buffers the relationship between multiple risk factors and alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use by African American adolescents in urban public housing. It ... More


The Relationship Between Neighborhood Risk and Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors: A Focus on Adolescent Depressive Symptoms

Sharon F. Lambert, Crystal L. Barksdale, and Von E. Nebbitt

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Ecological models highlight the significance of the neighborhood context for understanding youth health outcomes. However, only recently has empirical research examined which aspects of the ... More


Summary and Conclusion: The Challenges of Public Housing Environments for Youth

James Herbert Williams, Von E. Nebbitt, Christopher A. Veeh, and David B. Miller

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents a summary and synthesis of the volume and provides direction for future research in public housing. One of the major contributions of this book is the introduction of a new ... More


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