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Effects of a comprehensive substance use prevention program with urban adolescents

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Effects of a comprehensive substance use prevention program with urban adolescents
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http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.2/rucore10001800001.ETD.000052870
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English
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theses
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School Psychology
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Urban youth--Substance use--Prevention
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Minority students--Substance use--Prevention
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Peer pressure in adolescence
Abstract
School-based substance use prevention programs that use a social influence approach and/or teach life skills have been the most effective. Programs that include peer leadership have been mixed in their effectiveness, but may be socially influential in changing peer norms and group dynamics. The current study evaluated the effectiveness of the Peer Prevention Project, a comprehensive life skills substance use prevention program, which was implemented during the 2007-2008 school year. The overall sample included 129 male and female students in the 8th grade across 4 middle schools of an urban, low-income school district. Participants were randomly assigned to the treatment condition or a no-treatment, minimal-contact control condition. There were 67 participants in the treatment group and 62 participants in the control group. The program included weekly meetings with adult advisors, opportunities to lead outreach groups with younger students, and activities designed to build parent-child relationships, and develop prosocial bonds to peers, teachers, and school. Program effects were evaluated using multivariate analyses of covariance (MANCOVA). Controlling for school and pre-test scores, there were no statistically significant differences between the treatment and control conditions on generic skills, affective skills, school bonding, substance use, or the behavioral outcomes. Although these findings provide no evidence of the success of the Peer Prevention Project, limitations in the current research suggest that future evaluations should be conducted.
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viii, 69 p. : ill.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-67)
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by Andrea P. Parent
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Fagley
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Susan Forman
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Rutgers University
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Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
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2010
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2010-05
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doi:10.7282/T32R3RSV
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ETD doctoral
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