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Program Goals/Target PopulationCalifornia’s Repeat Offender Prevention Program (ROPP) is a multimodal early intervention program targeting young offenders at high risk of becoming chronic delinquents. Originally developed by the Orange County (Calif.) Probation Department in the early 1990s, the program features a combination of intensive supervision and wraparound services. (It is ...
Program Goals/Target Population Reconnecting Youth is a school-based prevention program that targets underachieving students at risk of dropping out. The three primary program goals are to: increase school performance (reflected by decreases in truancy and increases in grade point averages [GPA]) decrease drug involvement improve mood management (reflected by decreases in depression, anger, ...
Program GoalsThe U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funded Gang Reduction Program (GRP) was a targeted multiyear (2003–08) initiative created to reduce crime and violence associated with youth street gangs in a select group of cities across the United States. The initiative formed collaborations involving ...
Program GoalsThe primary goal of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) is to teach effective peer resistance and refusal skills so that adolescents can say “no” to drugs and their friends who may want them to use drugs. The secondary goals of the program are to build students’ social skills and ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationTaking Charge of Your Life (TCYL) targets students during their years most at risk—seventh through ninth grade—to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.Program ActivitiesThe program is administered through 10 lessons delivered in seventh grade and seven booster lessons in ninth grade. The program highlights the ...
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/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 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/Target Population The 4th R is an interactive classroom curriculum that aims to reduce youth dating violence by addressing youth violence and bullying, unsafe sexual behavior, and substance use. The program is given to 9th grade high school students in a classroom setting.   Program Activities The curriculum consists of 21 lessons integrated ...
Program Goals/ Target Population Narrative Exposure Therapy for traumatized children and adolescents (KidNET) is an individual-level psychosocial treatment that aims to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in traumatized refugee children. Targeted behaviors include PTSD–related symptoms and behaviors, as well as other mental health symptoms and the ability to function. The ...
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