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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Indicators
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Service
       Family Support
       Parent Education
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

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

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Program Overview

The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 is a family-based intervention program that aims to reduce substance use and behavior problems during adolescence through improving parents' child nurturing and management skills, parent-child affective relationships, and family communication.

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Program Reviews

The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 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 Program Directory

OJJDP Model Programs Guide

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)

USDOE: Exemplary and Promising Safe, Disciplined, and Drug Free Schools Programs 2001, pp. 37-40PDF file


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