ERIC Number: EJ624521
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Effectiveness of School-based Drug Prevention Programs for Marijuana Use.
Tobler, Nancy S.; Lessard, Terri; Marshall, Diana; Ochshorn, Peter; Roona, Michael
School Psychology International, v20 n1 p105-37 Feb 1999
Synthesizes evaluation of drug use programs (N=37) in schools for grades 6-12 by coding program characteristics and calculating weighted effect sizes (WES) for marijuana use. Program type and sample size were found to be significant predictors of program effectiveness. The primary finding for prevention program planning is that interactive cultivation of social skills reduces marijuana use. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: "Preventing Marijuana Use among Youth." For related articles, see CG 556 845-851.