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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 Fast Track is a comprehensive, long-term prevention program that aims to prevent chronic and severe conduct problems in high-risk children. It is based on the view that antisocial behavior stems from the interaction of multiple influences such as school, home, and the individual. The main goals of the program ...
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 ...
Program Goals Project Toward No Tobacco Use (Project TNT) is a comprehensive, classroom-based curriculum designed to prevent or reduce tobacco use. It is devised to counteract several different risk factors for tobacco use simultaneously, because the behavior is associated with multiple risk factors.Target Population Project TNT targets a wide variety of youths ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationEquipping Youth to Help One Another (EQUIP) is a multicomponent treatment program that seeks to establish a “climate for change” where youth can turn antisocial and self-destructive behavior into positive behavior that helps them and others around them. This is done by teaching antisocial youth problem-solving and helping ...
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 Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids (ATLAS) is designed to reduce or stop adolescent male athletes’ use of anabolic steroids, sport supplements, alcohol, and illegal drugs, while improving healthy nutrition and exercise practices. ATLAS promotes healthy nutrition and exercise behaviors as alternatives to substance use (alcohol, illegal drugs, ...
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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