Andrew Billingsley

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OBJECTIVES The Black church has a long history of addressing unmet health and human service needs, yet few studies have examined characteristics of churches involved in health promotion. METHODS Data obtained from a survey of 635 Black churches in the northern United States were examined. Univariate and multivariate statistical procedures identified eight(More)
Six hundred and thirty-five Northern black churches were surveyed regarding the offering of youth support programs. Of these, 176 reported having at least one program directed at adolescent nonmembers of the church, primarily from low-income homes. The most common programs consisted of Christian fellowships, ministry, counseling, group discussions, rap(More)
We synthesize principles across art, design, writing, and psychology to articulate strategies of free-form web curation, for stimulating students' creative engagement with prior work, in performance of ideation tasks. We manifest the strategies in an interactive system and pedagogy. Free-form web curation is a form of new media--designed to enable users to(More)
verbal release from their backup psychiatrist, but this still exists as a technical problem. Second, the unit is not available 24 hours a day and thus the police cannot deal with it at all times. The philosophy of the police in general is to expedite psychiatric calls so they may be promptly relieved of a situation for which they are ill-equipped to handle.(More)
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