ERIC Number: EJ664144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Raising Healthy Children through Enhancing Social Development in Elementary School: Results after 1.5 Years.
Catalano, Richard F.; Mazza, James J.; Harachi, Tracy W.; Abbott, Robert D.; Haggerty, Kevin P.; Fleming, Charles B.
Journal of School Psychology, v41 n2 p143-64 Mar-Apr 2003
Examines the results of a comprehensive, multifaceted longitudinal school-based prevention program, which focuses on enhancing protective factors with the goal of promoting positive youth development, reducing identified risk factors, and preventing adolescent problem behaviors. Results reveal that Raising Healthy Children participants had significantly higher teacher-reported academic performance and a stronger commitment to school. (Contains 66 references and 4 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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