April Hendrickson

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BACKGROUND Most work sites engage in some form of health promotion programming designed to improve worker health and reduce health care costs. Although these programs have typically been delivered through combinations of seminars and print materials, workplace health promotion programs are increasingly being delivered through the Internet. OBJECTIVE The(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a web-based multimedia health promotion program for the workplace, designed to help reduce stress and to prevent depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. METHODS Using a randomized controlled trial design, 309 working adults were randomly assigned to the web-based condition or to a wait-list control condition.(More)
Purpose of the project was to test a Web-based program designed to prevent prescription drug misuse. Study sample consisted of 346 working women randomized into either an experimental or wait-list control condition. Analysis of covariance and logistic regression were used to compare responses. Women receiving the intervention had greater knowledge of drug(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the project was to test a web-based program providing working parents with the knowledge and skills necessary for prevention and early intervention of mental health problems in youth. METHOD Study sample consisted of 99 parents who were randomized into either an experimental (program use) or waitlist control condition. Analysis of(More)
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PURPOSE To evaluate a multimedia substance abuse prevention (SAP) training program for health promotion (HP) practitioners designed to provide opportunities for behavioral modeling and skills building and to motivate and build confidence in ability to integrate SAP into HP offerings. METHODS Using a posttest only design, 192 practitioners were randomly(More)