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Family history of problem behavior/parent criminality

Program GoalsWyman’s Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) is a national youth development program designed to prevent adolescent problem behaviors by helping youth ages 12–19 develop healthy behaviors, life skills, and a sense of purpose.Target Population TOP® serves adolescents in grades 6–12. In 2012, TOP® served nearly 30,000 teens from more than ...
Program GoalsNurse–Family Partnership (NFP) provides low-income, first-time mothers of any age with home-visitation services from public health nurses. The program addresses substance abuse and other behaviors that contribute to family poverty, subsequent pregnancies, poor maternal and infant outcomes, suboptimal childcare, and limited opportunities for the children. Program TheoryNFP is based ...
Program Goals/Program TheoryCommon Sense Parenting© (CSP) is a group-based parent-training class designed for parents of youths aged 6–16 who exhibit significant behavior and emotional problems. The objective of the program is to teach positive parenting techniques and behavior management strategies to help increase positive behavior, decrease negative behavior, and model ...
Program GoalsGood Behavior Game (GBG) is designed to improve aggressive/disruptive classroom behavior and prevent later criminality. GBG attempts to reduce a child's externalizing behavior and to promote prosocial behavior by encouraging positive interactions with peers. GBG improves teachers’ ability to define tasks, set rules, and discipline students. It is implemented ...
Program Goals and TheoryThe Positive Action (PA) program is designed to improve youth academics, behavior, and character. PA uses an audience-centered, curriculum-based approach to increase positive behaviors and decrease negative ones. PA is grounded in a broad theory of self-concept. It relies on intrinsic motivation for developing and maintaining positive behavioral ...
Program GoalsFunctional Family Therapy (FFT) is a family-based prevention and intervention program for high-risk youth that addresses complex and multidimensional problems through clinical practice that is flexibly structured and culturally sensitive. The FFT clinical model concentrates on decreasing risk factors and on increasing protective factors that directly affect adolescents, with ...
Program Goals Family Matters is a family-directed program that aims to reduce tobacco and alcohol use among 12- to 14-year-olds.   Target Population The target population is 12- to 14-year-olds. Program ComponentsThe intervention is delivered through four booklets mailed to the home and through follow-up telephone calls by health educators. The booklets contain lessons and ...
Program Goals Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10–14 (SFP 10–14) is an adaptation of the Strengthening Families Program for parents and their adolescent children. The adapted program aims to reduce substance use and behavior problems during adolescence through improved skills in nurturing and child management by parents and improved ...
Program Goals Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF–CBT) is designed to help 3- to 18-year-olds and their parents overcome the negative effects of traumatic life events such as child sexual or physical abuse. TF–CBT aims to treat serious emotional problems such as posttraumatic stress, fear, anxiety, and depression by teaching children and ...
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