Bicultural Competence

Skillsa

Age: 11–12

Location: Community

Sessions: 10

Content: Skills training to promote competence and positive identity based on bicultural fluency

↑ Self-control, assertiveness, healthy coping, substance abuse knowledge

↓ Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use

Psychological

emotional

physical

Belonging; positive social norms; opportunities for skill building

Big Brothers

Big Sistersa,b,c,d

Age: 10–16

Location: Community

Sessions: 9–12 hrs/mon for one year

Content: Activities with mentor

↑ Grade point average, parental trust

↓ Hitting behavior, likelihood of initiating alcohol and drug use, skipping school, lying to parents

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Emotional and instrumental support; belonging; positive social norms; physical and psychological safety; opportunity for efficacy; opportunities for skill building

Brainpower Program f

Age: 10–12 (indicated)

Location: School

Sessions: 12 lessons (60–90 minutes each)

Content: Social competency: focus on improving the accuracy of children’s perceptions and interpretations of others’ actions

↓ Aggressive behavior following the intervention

Social

Belonging; opportunities for skill building



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