Block grants, 3, 273, 275, 276, 277–278, 279, 280

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, 290

Boys and Girls Clubs of America, 76, 107, 124, 274, 275, 290

Brain development, 56, 316, 338

Brainpower Program, 151

Bullying, 5, 9, 152, 170, 173

Bullying Prevention Program, 152, 170, 173

Byrne Formula Grant Program, 275

C

Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, 22, 107, 125, 128, 289–290

Catholic Charities, 142–143

Center for Youth Development, 263–264

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 279

Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 236–240, 243–244, 252, 262

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, 288

Charter schools, 285–286

Child abuse and neglect, 188, 238–239, 249, 278, 281, 340–341

Child Care and Development Block Grant, 280

Child care services, 283

Child Development Project, 153

Children at Risk, 276

Children of Immigrants: Health, Adjustment, and Public Assistance, 336–337

Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk Initiative and Evaluation Collaboration Project, 245

Children’s Aid Society, 141

Cognitive factors, 6, 7, 8, 29, 56–58, 65, 91, 107, 108, 135, 300, 321

see also Decision making;

Education

adventure programs, 179

gender, 76, 77–78

meta-analyses of prevention program evaluations, 153, 157, 159, 162, 166, 176, 177, 179

nutrition, 74–75

peer interactions, 59

physical activity and sports and, 109– 110

school transitions, 63, 64

structured supervision, 91

surveys, 236, 244, 246–247, 248

well-being, general, 73, 74, 76–79

Communities That Care, 138–139

Community Change for Youth Development, 140

Community Counts, 123, 124, 131

Community Health Centers, 278

Community Impact!, 123, 125, 130–131, 137, 291

Community Network for Youth Development, 255–256

Community service, see Volunteer programs

Community Services Block Grants, 278

Computer applications, 153, 185, 271

geographic information systems, 247, 263

Internet, 18, 37

Conservation Corps, 274

Contraception and contraceptives, 237

funding for programs, 278–279

historical perspectives, 25, 26–27

meta-analyses of prevention programs, 161, 163

Cooperative Extension Service, 244–245

Coping and Support Training, 153

Coping with Stress Course, 153, 169, 171

Corporation for National and Community Service, 273

Cost factors, see Economic factors;

Funding

Counselor-CARE, 153

Creating Lasting Connections, 154

Crime, 2, 269

see also Alcohol and drug abuse;

Violence

administrative data, 233–234

child abuse and neglect, 188, 238–239, 249, 278, 281, 340–341

funding for anti-crime programs, 13, 275–276, 281



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