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Karcher, M. J., & Lee, Y. (2002). Connectedness among Taiwanese middle school students: A validation study of the Hemingway Measure of Adolescent Connectedness. Asia Pacific Education Review, 3(1) (95-114).

Karcher, M. J. (2004). Connectedness and school violence: A framework for developmental interventions. In E. Gerler (Eds.), Handbook of school violence (pp. 7-42). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Townsend, K. C. & McWhirter, B. T. (2005). Connectedness: A review of the literature with implications for counseling, assessment, and research. Journal of Counseling and Development, 83 (91-201).

Karcher, M. J., Davis, C., & Powell, B. (2002). Developmental mentoring in the schools: Testing connectedness as a mediating variable in the promotion of academic achievement. The School Community Journal, 12 (36-52).

Karcher, M. J. & Benne, K. (under review). Erik and Joan Eriksons' approach to human development in counseling. In K. Kraus (Eds.), Lifespan development in action: A case study approach for counseling professionals. Indianapolis: Lahaska Press.

Karcher, M. J. & Finn, L. (2005). How connectedness contributes to experimental smoking among rural youth: Developmental and ecological analyses. Journal of Primary Prevention, 26 (25-36).

Grotevant, H. D., & Cooper, C. R. (1998). Individuality and connectedness in adolescent development: Review and prospects for research on identity, relationships, and context. In E. Skoe & A. von der Lippe (Eds.), Personality development in adolescence: A cross national and life span perspective (pp. 3-37). New York: Routledge.

Karcher, M. J., Holcomb, M. & Zambrano, E. (in press). Measuring adolescent connectedness: A guide for school-based assessment and program evaluation. In H. L. K. Coleman & C. Yeh (Eds.), Handbook of School Counseling. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Blum, R. W. (2003). Positive youth development: A strategy for improving adolescent health. In F. Jacobs, D. Wertlieb, & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Developmental Science: Vol. 2. Enhancing the life chances of youth and families (pp. 237-251). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Resnick, M. D., Bearman, P. S., Blum, Robert, W., Bauman, K. E., Harris, K. M., Jones, J., Tabor, J., Beuhring, T., Sieving, R. E., Shew, M., Ireland, M., Bearinger, L. H., & Udry, J. R. (1997). Protecting adolescents from harm: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health. Journal of the American Medical Association, 278 (823-832).

Karcher, M. J., & Lindwall, J. (2003). Social interest, connectedness, and challenging experiences. What makes high school mentors persist?. Journal of Individual Psychology, 59 (293-315).

Karcher, M. J. (2003). The Hemingway: Measure of Adolescent Connectedness: Validation studies. ERIC no. ED477969; ERIC/CASS no. CG032433 (Invited).

Karcher, M. J. (2002). The cycle of violence and disconnection among rural middle school students: Teacher disconnection as a consequence of violence. The Journal of School Violence, 1 (35-51).

Karcher, M. J. (2005). The effects of school-based developmental mentoring and mentors' attendance on mentees' self-esteem, behavior, and connectedness. Psychology in the Schools, 42 (65-77).

Lerner, R. M., Fisher, C. B., & Weinberg, R. A. (2000). Toward a Science for and of the People: Promoting Civil Society through the Application of Developmental Science. Child Development, 71 (11-20).

Roth, J. L. & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2003). What is a youth development program? Identification of defining principles. In F. Jacobs, D. Wertlieb, & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of applied developmental science: Vol. 2. Enhancing the life chances of youth and families (pp. 197-223). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.