Brief Children's Environment and Behavior: Participation in Extracurricular Activities
Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Kristin Anderson Moore
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Participation in extracurricular activities encourages personal accomplishment and the development of interpersonal skills. For adolescents, these activities offer an opportunity to assume meaningful roles and responsibilities. The sense of efficacy gained from these experiences can be an important protective factor for children growing up under adverse circumstances.
Research Areas Children and youth Social safety net