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Gonzalez-Guarda, Rosa Maria; Guerra, Jessica E.; Cummings, Amanda A.; Pino, Karen; Becerra, Maria M. – Journal of School Nursing, 2015
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the preliminary efficacy of a dating violence (DV) prevention program for Cuban American adolescents ("JOVEN"/YOUTH: "Juntos Opuestos a la Violence Entre Novios"/Together Against Dating Violence). A randomized-controlled experimental design with a delayed condition was used to evaluate…
Descriptors: Violence, Dating (Social), Prevention, Hispanic Americans
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Walsh, Audrey; Moseley, Jane; Jackson, Winston – Journal of School Nursing, 2008
This study examined the impact of an infant-feeding classroom activity on the breast-feeding knowledge and intentions of adolescents living in Nova Scotia, Canada. One hundred twenty-one students attending two high schools were administered one pretest and two posttest questionnaires. Students were arbitrarily assigned to a control or intervention…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Nurses, Bilingual Education, Intention
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Lowe, John – Journal of School Nursing, 2008
This pilot study tests the feasibility of using a Talking Circle approach and measures cultural values and beliefs within a HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevention program conducted among a Native American (Cherokee) youth population. A descriptive correlation design was used to examine the relationship between Cherokee self-reliance and…
Descriptors: Prevention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Communicable Diseases, American Indian Culture