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ERIC Number: EJ660573
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0278-095X
Culturally-Based After-School Arts Programming for Low-Income Urban Children: Adaptive and Preventive Effects.
Mason, Michael J.; Chuang, Susan
Journal of Primary Prevention, v22 n1 p45-54 Fall 2001
Evaluates the preventive effect of an after-school culturally-based arts program with low-income urban children. The specific objective of this study was to evaluate the changes in adaptive functioning and in problem behaviors for program participants. Main findings indicated that the participating children experienced an increase in self-esteem, social skills, and in leadership competencies as compared to the comparison group. (Contains 32 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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