Number of unique resources found: 5
Author: Vettern, Rachelle; Katie Tyler
Description: What makes adolescents “tick”? This webinar will start with the basics and include new research on adolescent brain development. Rachelle and Katie will explore what is known about adolescent brain development and how it affects how we work with adolescents and their parents.
Author: Baird, Abigail (1 more by this author); Laurence Steinberg
Description: Trends in adolescent brain development: Implications for youth practice and policy This symposium focuses on the latest findings from research on adolescent brain development, and the implications of this research for our field’s practice and policy work. Our speakers examine the link between the research on adolescent brain development and youth work practice and describe strategies for strengthening support for young people through policy change based on this research.
Author: DeBord, Karen (59 more by this author)
Description: This fact sheet discusses the relevance of recent research on the early development of the brain and the implications of that knowledge for parents and caregivers as they interact with young children. (Note: This resource is also available in Spanish as "Desarrollo Cerebral Infantil" http://www.nncc.org/Child.Dev/sp.cerebral.pdf)
Description: When a young person lives on the streets or in an abusive home, their brain develops differently than if they lived in a stable, safe environment. To learn more about the teen brain, trauma and healthy ways to stimulate young people’s frontal lobes, NCFY spoke with Heather Higgins, director of training and development at The Upside Down Organization, which demystifies brain science for people who work with children and youth.
Author: Nordby, Ann (24 more by this author)
Description: Having time for unstructured play is important for child development. Free play helps to develop executive function, which regulates self-control in later life. It also fosters creative thinking, which some think will become even more important for tomorrow's jobs.