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Brown, Eric C.; Graham, John W.; Hawkins, J. David; Arthur, Michael W.; Baldwin, Megan M.; Oesterle, Sabrina; Briney, John S.; Catalano, Richard F.; Abbott, Robert D. – Evaluation Review, 2009
Communities That Care (CTC) is a prevention system designed to reduce adolescent substance use and delinquency through the selection of effective preventive interventions tailored to a community's specific profile of risk and protection. A community-randomized trial of CTC, the Community Youth Development Study, is currently being conducted in 24…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis, Community Characteristics, Prevention
Spicer, Rebecca S.; Young, Xan J.; Sheppard, Monique A.; Olson, Lenora M.; Miller, Ted R. – American Journal of Health Education, 2003
Academic achievement and high test scores are not the only indicators of a successful school. A good school is also a safe school. Unfortunately, every year in the United States, approximately 3.7 million students suffer an injury at school severe enough to require medical attention or to limit activity. Most of the injuries are preventable. Data…
Descriptors: Prevention, Injuries, Child Health, Accident Prevention