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Konopka, Gisela

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Center for Youth Development and Research records

 Collection
Identifier: uarc 114; uarc 2002-09
Abstract Collection contains the records of the Center for Youth Development and Research at the University of Minnesota.
Dates: 1975-1999

Gisela Konopka papers

 Collection
Identifier: ua00972
Abstract Collection contains the personal and professional papers of Gisela Konopka, professor of Social Work at the University of Minnesota.
Dates: 1929-1998

National Youthworker Education Project records

 Collection
Identifier: sw0082
Abstract The National Youthworker Education Project (NYEP) began as an initiative of the University of Minnesota's Center for Youth Development and Research to improve the quality of youth-serving organizations. Based on the conclusions of Project Girl, a study of adolescent girls conducted by Gisela Konopka, the NYEP noted that "young people tended not to perceive the opportunities available in the voluntary youth serving organizations." Beginning in 1975, the NYEP started a wide-ranging educational...
Dates: 1973-1986

Project Girl records

 Collection
Identifier: sw0083
Abstract From 1973 to 1975, the University of Minnesota's Center for Youth Development and Research conducted a study on the "needs, concerns, and aspirations" of adolescent girls. Dr. Gisela Konopka of the University of Minnesota was the project director. Ultimately, nearly one thousand adolescent girls in the United States and Puerto Rico were interviewed. The girls ranged from 12-18 years of age and represented a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groupings. All the interviews were...
Dates: 1972-1976