Quantum Opportunitiesa,b

Grade: 9th–12th

Location: School, community, work

Sessions: Education-related activities (250 hrs), development activities (250hrs), service activities (250hrs) each year for 4 yrs

Content: Education activities, peer tutoring, community service activities, mentoring, life and family skills, incentives: hourly stipends and bonuses for completing program components

↑ High school graduation rates, college or postsecondary school attendance, honors and awards, positive attitudes and opinions about life and future, volunteer community service work

↓ Trouble with police, high school drop out, number of children

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Emotional and instrumental support; belonging; positive social norms; physical and psychological safety; opportunity for efficacy; opportunities for skill building; integration with family, schools, and community

Reducing the Riska,c

Grade: 10th

Location: Health education classes

Sessions: 15

Content: Cognitive-behavioral, teacher and peer role modeling, parent involvement, emphasis on avoiding unprotected sex either by abstinence or using protection

↑ Knowledge and communication with parents about contraception and abstinence, changes in normative beliefs; increased contraceptive use for females, lower-risk and sexually inexperienced at pretest

↓ Rates of initiation of intercourse

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Positive social norms; opportunities for skill building



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