VISUALIZING THE LIFESPAN (Wiley, December 2014)
Dr. Tanner and colleagues published Visualizing the Lifespan, a text written to allow students to learn effectively by understanding the world around them and interpret what they see in a meaningful and accurate way. The content, design, and layout of the title takes advantage of the versatile capacities of students to learn visually.
APPROACHING YOUNG ADULT HEALTH AND MEDICINE FROM A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE
Jennifer L. Tanner and Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Young Adult Health (December, 2013)
Volume 24, Number 3
By American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health
Edited by David Rosen, MD, MPH and Alain Joffe, MD, MPH
Young adult patients in their late teens are at risk for aging out of pediatric care. Becoming and remaining disconnected from the health care system contributes to high unmet need for services in the late teens and twenties…The overarching goal of this article is to introduce the developmental perspective and argue that it is an essential lens for understanding health and health care needs of emerging adults (ages 18 to 29).
YELLOWBRICK JOURNAL (December 2014)
How Neuroscience Informs Treatment
Dr. Tanner is an editor of The Yellowbrick Journal, a publication of the Yellowbrick Foundation for professionals that explores the challenges emerging adults experience throughout their transition into adulthood, focusing on the groundbreaking research and innovative treatments that are enhancing outcomes and changing lives.
Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood
Blog and Facebook Page
Members of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood are invited to join Topic Networks, Special Interest Groups that bring together scholars interested in a focused topic related to emerging adult development and adjustment. Both the blog and Facebook page serve to build community among scholars and practitioners interested in emerging adult mental health.
7th Conference on Emerging Adulthood
October 14th-16th, 2015 | Miami, FL
Dr. Tanner is co-founder of The Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA), a multidisciplinary, international organization with a focus on theory and research related to emerging adulthood, which includes the age range of approximately 18 through 29 years. The primary goal of the Society is to advance the understanding of development in emerging adulthood through scholarship, education, training, policy and practice. This goal is promoted through Biennial Meetings, the flagship journal Emerging Adulthood, and a website that includes information on topics, events, and publications pertaining to emerging adults from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and countries. Membership is open to researchers, policy makers, educators and practitioners with special interests in development during this period of life.
NOTICE: Proposal submissions due March 1, 2015
Dr. Tanner is currently a member of the Governing Council of SSEA and is Chair of the Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood Topic Network which organizes Preconference Workshop on Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood and meetings of the Topic Network.
PUBLICATIONS IN PROGRESS
Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood (edited volume, under contract), Oxford University Press
Emerging Adult Clinical Psychology (handbook chapter)
Jennifer L. Tanner & Jeffrey J. Arnett
APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology (forthcoming 2015)
Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood (handbook chapter)
Jennifer L. Tanner
Handbook of Emerging Adulthood (forthcoming 2015)