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Assessment of Awareness of Connectedness as a Culturally-Based Protective Factor for Alaska Native Youth

Description
Describes development of the Awareness of Connectedness Scale, a quantitative scale tested with 284 Alaska Native youth to assess risk, resiliency, and change, based on cultural concepts of disorder, wellness, and healing.
Author(s)
Nathaniel V. Mohatt, Carlotta C. Ting Fok, Rebekah Burket, David Henry, James Allen
Citation
Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17(4), 444–455
Date
10/2011
Type
Document
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · Substance abuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention