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Kari Trost

Universitetslektor, docent

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Works at Department of Child and Youth Studies
Telephone 08-120 762 17
Email kari.trost@buv.su.se
Visiting address Frescati Hagväg 24
Room 307
Postal address Barn- och ungdomsvetenskapliga institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Associate Professor and Director of Postgraduate Studies

Section for Child and Youth Studies

Senior lecturer in the section for Child and Youth Studies 

Nyckelord

Person-oriented methodology, profiling, mixed methodological approaches,  parent-child relationship, parenting, developmental psychology, socio-emotional development, youth adjustment characteristics, identity development

Teaching

Is responsible for courses in Child and Youth studies and has specific expert knowledge in the areas of

  • Degree papers and theses
  • Social relationships within and outside the family
  • Developmental psychological theories
  • Learning theories
  • Identity
  • Quantitative scientific methods
  • Positive child and youth development
  • Youth well-being and school adjustment

Has been teaching in the areas of social psychology, developmental psychology, positive psychology, personality psychology, work psychology, gerontology, person-oriented methodology, developmental learning theories, research methods and design, and statistics for many years. Lectures and seminars vary from general and major perspectives within the area of developmental psychology to specific person-oriented methodological approaches to study unique cohorts using a longitudinal and sequential research design. Trost has particular expertise in the area of person-oriented methodological approaches using a holistic research perspective. Courses responsibilities vary from undergraduate to advanced graduate studies. Trost has advised and examined many student theses ranging from undergraduate to advanced doctoral levels within psychology, pedagogy,  and child and youth studies. 

Research

Research projects (Selected)

Comparing Approaches to Reaching and Engaging Multiple Generation Families in Research on Health, Acculturation, and Positive Development: A Pilot Study on Sampling and Incentive Strategies

The Roles of Emotion Regulation and Parent and Peer Relationships in the Development of Adolescent Social Fear

The Development of socioemotional competence in preschool through promotive strategies: PATHS

KUPOL – a study of the school environment’s importance for the mental health of adolescents

The 21 Swedish junior high school study project (SPAN)

Doctoral projects

Positive youth development, Shahram Mansoory

Resilience and adaptation, children and youth, Fanny Gulliksson

Last updated: October 16, 2018

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