ERIC Number: EJ943231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Participant Retention in the Parents Matter! Program: Strategies and Outcome
Armistead, Lisa P.; Clark, Heather; Barber, C. Nekol; Dorsey, Shannon; Hughley, Jennifer; Favors, Marcia; Wyckoff, Sarah C.
Journal of Child and Family Studies, v13 n1 p67-80 Mar 2004
We present a discussion of the literature addressing retention of ethnic minority samples in longitudinal studies. In addition, we describe the retention procedures implemented in the Parents Matter! Program (PMP), a community-based sexual risk reduction intervention for African American families. Finally, the results of PMP's retention strategies are presented.
Descriptors: Risk, Sexuality, Longitudinal Studies, Change Strategies, Persistence, Participant Characteristics, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Risk Management, Intervention, African American Family, Family Programs, Health Behavior, Health Promotion
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
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