International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2008, Vol. 4(3) 34-52

Developing   Prosocial   Behaviors   in   Early   Adolescence   with  Reactive Aggression

Annis L. C. Fung

pp. 34 - 52   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2008.003

Published online: October 15, 2008  |   Number of Views: 2  |  Number of Download: 16


Abstract

Despite the alarming rise of early adolescence aggression in Hong Kong, it is the pioneer evidence-based outcome study on Anger Coping Training (ACT) program for early adolescence with reactive aggression to develop their prosocial behaviors. This research program involved experimental and control groups with pre- and post- comparison using a mixed model research method. Quantitative data collection consisted of the Peer Observation Checklist  (POC),  while qualitative data collections  of the early adolescents’ behaviors were assessed through structured interviews (early adolescents, parents and teachers). In post-intervention and follow-up studies the  treated early adolescents showed a consistent increase in their physical and verbal prosocial behaviors.

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APA 6th edition
Fung, A.L.C. (2008). Developing   Prosocial   Behaviors   in   Early   Adolescence   with  Reactive Aggression . International Journal of Progressive Education, 4(3), 34-52.

Harvard
Fung, A. (2008). Developing   Prosocial   Behaviors   in   Early   Adolescence   with  Reactive Aggression . International Journal of Progressive Education, 4(3), pp. 34-52.

Chicago 16th edition
Fung, Annis L. C. (2008). "Developing   Prosocial   Behaviors   in   Early   Adolescence   with  Reactive Aggression ". International Journal of Progressive Education 4 (3):34-52.

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