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Find Recommendations for Aligning Your Program with Evidence on Core Components

Outcomes

Start by choosing the outcome, issue, or problem you are most concerned about addressing.

Learn more about these outcomes.

Intervention Families

Then chose an Intervention Family, a group of interventions that share a strategy or principles on how to address challenges with the outcome selected.

Academic-Educational Interventions Academic-Educational Interventions Read more about this intervention family

Interventions that focus on improving school performance, school engagement, and academically-oriented behavior.

Examples: Tutoring and enrichment, schools-within-schools, remedial or developmental instruction, after-school academic intervention.

Behavior Management Interventions Behavior Management Interventions Read more about this intervention family

Interventions that focus on shaping or modifying problem behaviors and precursors through rewards and punishments.

Examples: Behavior modification and reinforcement techniques, behavioral contracting, token economy, classroom management training.

Effective Implementation Effective Implementation Read more about this intervention family

Effective implementation refers to the supports needed to implement a program well. Visit this section for specific suggestions on setting up systems to ensure implementation problems can be identified and addressed during the course of service delivery. The recommendations are applicable across all intervention families for a selected outcome.

Relational Interventions Relational Interventions Read more about this intervention family

Interventions that emphasize trusting and supportive relationships with others, including mentors therapists and counselors.

Examples: Counseling, peer or adult mentoring, group therapy, community mental health services.

Skill-Building Interventions Skill-Building Interventions Read more about this intervention family

Interventions that teach youth skills to manage social interactions and control executive responses such as anger and impulsivity.

Examples: Interpersonal or social skills training, anger management training, executive functioning skills training.