Program Name/Age, Grade Evaluated

Program Description

Outcomes

Personal and Social Assets

Features of Positive Developmental Settings

Project ALERTa

Grade: 7th–8th

Location: School

Sessions: 10 (7th), 3 booster (8th)

Content: Competence promotion and refusal/ resistance training

↑ Self-efficacy, cigarette and marijuana knowledge and positive attitude, beliefs about immediate and negative social consequences of drugs

↓ Smoking cigarettes and marijuana, expectations of using

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Positive social norms; opportunities for skill building

Project Northlanda

Grade: 6th–8th

Location: Family, school, community

Sessions: Weekly activities and/or training over 3 yrs

Content: Youth skills and parent competence training, community organization

↑ Parent-youth communication, knowledge and attitudes for resisting peer influence, self-efficacy

↓ Alcohol use, cigarettes and marijuana for subgroups by previous risk level; alcohol for full sample

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Positive social norms; opportunities for skill building



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