Program Name/Age, Grade Evaluated

Program Description

Outcomes

Personal and Social Assets

Features of Positive Developmental Settings

Midwestern Prevention

Projecta,b,c

Grade: 6th–7th

Location: Family, school, community

Sessions: School program (10 hrs), homework activities with parents (10 hrs)

Content: Parent education about parent-child communication skills, resistance skills training for youth, community organization, mass media coverage

↓ Monthly, weekly and heavy use of cigarettes, marijuana and alcohol

Intellectual

social

physical

Positive social norms; opportunities for skill building; integration with family, schools, and community

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) (indicated)

Location: Family, community

Sessions: 60 hrs over 4 months

Content: Family ecological systems approach; home-based services delivery

↓ Criminal activity, drug-related arrests, violent offenses and incarceration

Psychological

emotional

social

Emotional and instrumental support; belonging; positive social norms; physical and psychological safety



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