Program Name/Age, Grade Evaluated

Program Description

Outcomes

Personal and Social Assets

Features of Positive Developmental Settings

Teen Outreach Program (TOP)a,b,c

Grade: 10th

Location: School and community

Sessions: (school year) 45 hrs volunteer service, weekly classroom discussions and activities

Content: Small group classroom discussions of values, decision making, communication skills, parenting, life options and volunteer experiences; volunteer service in school or community

↓ School failure and suspension, school suspension and teen pregnancy

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

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

Valued Youth Partnershipa

Age: 12

Location: family, school, community

Sessions: 30 over school yr, 4 hrs of tutoring/week

Content: peer tutoring, stipends, leadership training, parent and business community involvement

↑ Reading grades, positive self-concept, positive attitudes toward school

↓ School dropout rates

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

Positive norms; opportunity for efficacy; opportunities for skill building



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