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Program Goals The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a family skills program originally developed and tested in 1983 with 6- to 12-year-old children of parents in substance abuse treatment. The goals of SFP are to increase family strengths and resilience and reduce risk factors for problem behaviors in high-risk children, including ...
Program GoalsProject PATHE (Positive Action Through Holistic Education) was a universal, comprehensive, school organizational change program used in secondary schools to reduce school disorder, improve the school environment, reduce delinquency, increase educational and occupational attainment, and enhance students' positive experiences and attitudes about school. The program sought to reduce disorder ...
Program Goals/Target Population Sembrando Salud is a culturally sensitive, community-based tobacco- and alcohol-use prevention program specifically adapted for migrant Hispanic adolescents and their families. The program is designed to improve parent–child communication skills as a way of improving and maintaining healthy decision-making. Designed for youths 11 to 16 years old, ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationParent–Child Development Centers (PCDCs) provided a parent training program designed to foster relationships between parents and children. This primary prevention program concentrated on enhancing the academic aptitude and preventing problem behavior of children from low-income families. The goals of PCDCs were to have children: Present fewer acting-out behaviors Present ...
Program Goals/Target Population Familias Unidas works to promote positive parenting, involvement, and support. The program aims to increase parental involvement with their child’s peers and school and to improve family bonding and cohesion. It also focuses on building supportive relationships amongst Hispanic immigrant parents, to integrate them into the greater community and reduce feelings ...
Program Goals/Target Population In the early 1990s, the National Institute of Justice sponsored Spousal Assault Replication Program studies in several U.S. cities to explore the effects of policing practices on domestic violence. In the Charlotte, N.C., study, null effects were found for the deterrent effect of arrest on recidivism of domestic ...
Program Goals/Program Theory Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapeutic approach designed to treat individuals who are dealing with the aftermath of a traumatic life event, including children exposed to violence. The approach is guided by the adaptive information processing model. As the brain slowly processes memories of everyday ...
Program Goals The Indianapolis (Indiana) Directed Patrol program was designed after the Kansas City (MO) Gun Experiment of 1992–93, which used aggressive traffic enforcement to seize illegal weapons in a high-crime area. After the success of this experiment in seizing illegal firearms to reduce violent crime, the Indianapolis Police Department ...
Program Goals Project Towards No Drug Abuse (Project TND) is an interactive program designed to help high school youths (ages 14–19) resist substance use.Program Components This school-based program consists of twelve 40- to 50-minute lessons that include motivational activities, social skills training, and decision-making components that are delivered through group discussions, games, ...
Program Goals The KiVa Antibullying Program is a school-based program delivered to all students in grades One, Four, and Seven. It was designed for national use in the Finnish comprehensive schools. Its goal is to reduce school bullying and victimization. The central aims of the program are to:   Raise awareness of the ...
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