Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical basis of mindfulness training with adolescents, it includes specific programs, activities, and guidelines for bringing mindfulness skills and habits to this constituency.
This special issue:
- Establishes a theoretical framework within mindfulness-based approaches in adolescence
- Includes reviews of empirical evidence on the effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions with youth, provides guidance for evaluation, and discusses limitations and future direction for research and practice
- Aims to be a practical resource for educators and practitioners who work with adolescents and their families.
Keywords: Youth Development (K-12)