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

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


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.


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