PA083: Academic Demands and Youth Social Emotional Health: New Directions

Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:00 AM–8:50 AM

Description:

This presentation will overview practical information on the outcome research as related to the link between academic demands and children’s social-emotional health. Specifically, participants will, 1) gain an understanding of current research, 2) be given information on a newly developed questionnaire designed to assess homework perspectives and social-emotional health, and, 3) be given strategies on how to approach this important topic in their schools. Handouts highlighting new research directions and practical tips will be offered.

Speaker(s):

Melissa L. Holland, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA; Hilary F. Sisson, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA