Woodrock Youth Development Projecta,b

Age: 6–14

Location: Family, school, community

Sessions: Weekly classes and activities, daily mentoring, home visits and contacts

Content: Social competence promotion, life skills, human relations classes to develop resiliency skills, peer tutors, homework assistance, extracurricular activities (weekend retreats, after-school clubs, crisis intervention, summer program), parent training and involvement

↑ Positive race relations, school attendance

↓ Drug use for past year (younger subgroup) and past month (older and younger subgroups)

Wrong direction outcome on attitudes toward drug use in older subgroup





Emotional and instrumental support; belonging; positive social norms; opportunities for skill building; integration with family, schools, and community

aCatalano et al., 1999.

bRoth and Brooks-Gunn, 2000.

cElliot and Tolan, 1999.

dGreenberg et al..

eKirby, 1997.

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