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ERIC Number: EJ1199927
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
Objective Outcome Evaluation of a Positive Youth Development Program: The Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
Ma, Cecilia M. S.; Shek, Daniel T. L.
Research on Social Work Practice, v29 n1 p49-60 Jan 2019
Objective: The present study explored the outcomes of a positive youth development (PYD) program entitled "Project P.A.T.H.S." based on a total of 12,281 Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. Method: To understand the impact of this program, the study assessed the changes in developmental outcomes using a single group pretest and posttest design. Results: Findings showed that the participants displayed positive changes in PYD attributes, life satisfaction, and thriving after joining the program regardless of the program content. Conclusion: In conjunction with other studies, the study demonstrates the benefits of PYD programs in promoting positive development in Chinese adolescents.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong