[Rasch] Fw: Society for Research in Adult Development Call for Submissions 2007

Michael Lamport Commons commons at tiac.net
Sat Oct 21 10:20:48 EST 2006

Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 7:41 PM
Subject: Society for Research in Adult Development Call for Submissions 2007

 Society for Research in Adult Development

 Call for Submissions (Due December 1, 2006)

 2007 Adult Development Symposium, Boston

 Pre-conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, SRCD 
Biennial Meeting

 2007 SRCD Biennial Meeting is held Thursday, March 29, 2007, through 
Sunday, April 1, 2007

The Society for Research in Adult Development is dedicated to the study of 
positive adult and life-span development from an interdisciplinary

The Adult Development Symposium will meet:

 Wednesday,   March 28, 8:00am  - 8:00 pm
Thursday,              March 29, 8:00am - 11:00 am

 Pre-conference of the Society for Research in Child Development

Topics include:

Measurement, Models and Methodological Issues.
     IQ tests and Stage
      Rasch Analysis and Stage
      What should we do with old tests and instruments that do not work very 
      Dynamics of Positive Change

 Professional Development:
     Stage of Work Status
     Organizations and Development
      Supporting Disruptive Creativity that may lead to long term 
organizational survival
      Organizational culture; Company Success in a World Economy and Stage
      Educational Atmosphere and stage
      Education of the Unemployed
      Education in the Prisons
Altruistic, Attachment, Alienation, and  Behavior:
      Caring for Parents
      Community Organization
Adult Attachment; Love and Hate; Marriage and Partnering; Parenting; 
Sexuality; Adulthood in Non-Partnered individuals
      Antisocial Behavior
      Criminal Behavior
      Terrorist Behavior
Periods, Seasons and Non-stage Development:
     Human Potential
     Consciousness Studies
Stage Change
    Sources of
    Adult Education
     Therapy as Development: With and Without Stage Change; Development of
     Therapists or Clients
      Ego Development: Development of the Self
      Emotional Development: Loss and Depression; Ambition and Joy
      Moral and Ethical Development
      Religious and a-religious
      Spiritual Development
      Problem Solving
      Social Development
      Cultural and Societal Development
      Cultural Differences in Adult Development
      Gender differences in Adult Development
      Political Development
      Government Building
      Terrorism Reduction
      Physical Development:
      Maintenance of Functioning

Challenges to conventional wisdom are especially welcome.

Format of Presentations:

 The sessions are comprised of interactive, paper/poster presentations.  The 
emphasis will be on visual presentations accompanied by dialogues with 
groups of people.  Most people informally interact with presenters in this 
venue around the posters.  A brief presentation to the group at large will 
precede the poster period.  Full papers or short summaries should be made 

 Symposium Fees: (includes membership to SRAD
Professional $60.00
Student $35.00 (Student scholarships are available)
Please note that this year's symposium is taking place in conjunction with 
The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).  In addition to the 
above fees, attendees are expected to register for the SRCD meeting.

Payment Options:

To obtain the registration form, go to: 
http://adultdevelopment.org/Mail_in%20registration%20form.txt .
To pay online, go to:  http://adultdevelopment.org/register_now.html .
You may pay using a credit card or PayPal account by clicking on the 
appropriate PayPal icon. Please note that this will be a secure transaction.

Professional $60.00
Student $35.00

Alternatively, you may send  a check (made payable to the Society for 
Research in Adult Development) to:
Michael Lamport Commons, Ph.D.
Program in Psychiatry and the Law
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
234 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138-1328

Email the following information for all for all presenters and co-presenters



 Email address



 Telephone number

 Where you heard of this announcement

 150 word abstract to Michael Lamport Commons

 Commons at tiac.net

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