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In this Master's track you will develop advanced insight into both typical and atypical development of children and adolescents, and into the multiple complex ways in which major social contexts - parents, peers, school, - influence this development. You will also learn about youth who are at risk for problematic development, and preventive interventions that counter developmental risks and foster resilience.
Why the Master’s track Youth at Risk?
multiple developmental stages (age 0 -21)
broad job opportunities
The staff teaching in the Youth at Risk programme is internationally renowned for its research excellence. The programme director is dr Alithe van den Akker.
After completion of the Master's track Youth At Risk you have the knowledge and skills to become professionally active in working with youth at risk in different professional areas: youth and family care policy, practice, and research and development of prevention and intervention programmes.
Is the Master's track Youth at Risk YAR something for you?
- have a Bachelor’s degree equivalent to a Dutch university bachelor degree in the field of pedagogical sciences, developmental psychology or a related discipline, with sufficient background in quantitative methods and statistics?
- have sufficient English language skills?
- want to study in an international environment?
- have an interest in combining science and practice in the field of preventive youth care?
then Youth at Risk is the right programme for you!