Intervention that engages youth on ethnic and racial identity can enhance positive development

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 23:21 in Psychology & Sociology

Developing an ethnic-racial identity is an important task for young people growing up in the United States. A new study examined the Identity Project, a mental-health promotion intervention that engages youth in exploring and resolving issues around their ethnic and racial identities. It found that the program helps promote key developmental constructs that can enhance the positive development of youth from a range of backgrounds.

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