Psychological Empowerment Among Urban Youth: Measurement Model and Associations with Youth Outcomes
Learning Areas:Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe a confirmatory factor analysis model for psychological empowerment guided by the framework proposed by Zimmerman (1995, 2000) Evaluate associations between a second order psychological empowerment factor and outcomes among a sample of urban early adolescents, including aggressive and prosocial behavior.
Keyword(s): Youth Violence, Adolescents
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My research focuses on both reducing risk of negative outcomes and promoting the healthy development of youth. I have been involved in multiple projects addressing youth violence through the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center and the University of Michigan Injury Center, including the project that is the focus of this study: Youth Empowerment Solutions(YES). I also co-authored a book chapter on empowerment-based interventions for the upcoming edition of the Handbook of Community Psychology.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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