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Best Practices for Technical Assistance: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?
Research Facts and Findings
Mary Maley
2016

The quality of youth programming depends on a well-trained, well-supported staff. In this article, Mary Maley describes what we know about best practices for technical assistance.

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program planning, youth work professionals

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Mindset and Motivation in Adolescence
Research Facts and Findings
Kristen Elmore
2016

"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.

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adolescents, learning, Carol Dweck, adolescent development, youth development

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Pregnancy Risk Among Bisexual, Lesbian, and Gay Youth: What Does Research Tell Us?
Research Facts and Findings
Karen Schantz
2015

In adolescence, when sex is new, many people engage with both same- and opposite-sex partners. This article summarizes the pregnancy involvement risk of lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens, and includes recommendations from researchers.

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adolescent sexual health, teen pregnancy, lgbtq

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Puberty and Mental Health
Research Facts and Findings
Kathleen McCormick, Kirsten M. McKone, and Jane Mendle
2015

In this article, researchers from the Adolescent Transitions Lab at Cornell University discuss what we know and don't know about why puberty is especially challenging for some youth.

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Purpose in Adolescence
Research Facts and Findings
Anthony L. Burrow, Rachel Sumner, and Melanie Netter
2014

In this article, the authors examine evidence that purpose is an important resource that adolescents can use to successfully navigate challenges and even thrive.

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positive youth development, adolescent development

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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 1: Understanding Gender and Gender Equality
Research Facts and Findings
Lori A. Rolleri
2013

In Part One of the Gender and Sexual Health series, Lori Rolleri discusses the meaning and theories of gender, and defines the components of gender equality.

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adolescent development, sexual health, gender-series

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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 2: Gender Norms and Sexual Health Behaviors
Research Facts and Findings
Lori A. Rolleri
2013

Part Two of the Gender and Sexual Health series focuses on how boys and girls are socialized to adopt gendered attitudes and behaviors, and how rigid norms affect sexual risk-taking behavior.

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adolescent development, sexual health, gender-series

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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 3: Can Gender Norms Change?
Research Facts and Findings
Lori A. Rolleri
2013

In Part Three of the Gender and Sexual Health series, Lori Rolleri discusses curriculum-based interventions that aim to change gender norms.

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program planning, adolescent sexual health, gender-series

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Health Literacy
Research Facts and Findings
Jennifer Manganello and Laura P. Shone
2013

Health literacy skills help youth and adults access and use health information and services. This article offers an overview of recent research, and links to health literacy resources.

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access to health care

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Young Men's Sexuality: What's Typical?
Research Facts and Findings
Andrew Smiler
2013

American culture conceptualizes young men's sexuality as ever-present, indiscriminate, and barely controlled. Yet the research tells us that most guys aren't promiscuous and don't see themselves as players.

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adolescent development, boys, males, relationships

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