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

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

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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