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Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT)


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Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Indicators
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Early Childhood (0-8)
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Elementary School
     Type of Service
       Parent Education
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Violent Behavior

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT) is a school-based intervention program designed to prevent conduct problems such as antisocial behavior, involvement with delinquent peers, and drug/alcohol use among elementary school children ages 6 to 11. The program as evaluated is intended to be provided to entire classrooms of students who live in neighborhoods with high rates of juvenile delinquency.

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Program Reviews

The Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT) program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

Blueprints for Violence Prevention

Find Youth Info

OJJDP Model Programs Guide

USDOE: Exemplary and Promising Safe, Disciplined, and Drug Free Schools Programs 2001, pp. 74-76PDF file


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