ERIC Number: EJ620821
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Publication Date: 1999
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Preventing Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors by Strengthening Protection during Childhood.
Hawkins, J. David; Catalano, Richard F.; Kosterman, Rick; Abbott, Robert; Hill, Karl G.
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, v153 p226-34 Mar 1999
Examined the long-term effects of an intervention for elementary students in high-crime urban areas. The intervention combined teacher training, parent education, and social competence training in an effort to reduce health-risk behaviors at age 18. Self-reports showed reduced rates of violent behavior, heavy drinking, and sexual intercourse at age 18 compared to controls. (EV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, At Risk Persons, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Followup Studies, Health, Intervention, Parent Education, Prevention, Sexuality, Student Surveys, Substance Abuse, Teacher Education, Urban Education, Violence
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