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The fidelity-adaptation debate: Implications for the implementation of public sector social programs
The modified Research, Development, and Diffusion (RD&D) model, as exemplified by change agents in federal organizations, was examined as a viable strategy for disseminating social program
Examining the Behavior of a System: An Outcome Evaluation of a Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence
One goal of a coordinated community response (CCR) to domestic violence is to create an infrastructure that will facilitate systems-level, and ultimately societal-level change. This study evaluated
A randomized trial of a brief HIV risk reduction counseling intervention for women.
Compared with women in an AIDS-education-only condition, women receiving the skill-based intervention reported significantly higher rates of condom use at 3-month follow-up and results suggest that brief sexual risk reduction programs are feasible and effective within a community setting.
Why Some Kids Do Well in Bad Situations: Relation of Parental Alcohol Misuse and Parentification to Children's Self-Concept
Within the high functioning group hierarchical regression analysis revealed that while parental alcohol misuse status accounted for a small but significant amount of the variance in self-concept, the effect of this variable was substantially reduced after entering level of parentification into the equation.
An ESID Case Study at the Federal Level
Data suggest that high fidelity can be achieved in a replicated program, at least in the context in which programs are mandated to do so as part of the funding agreement and are given technical assistance in achieving fidelity.
Touch in psychotherapy: A survey of patients' experiences.
A questionnaire surveying patients' experiences of and attitudes toward physical contact in psychotherapy was used to test and extend Gelb's (1982) identification of four factors associated with
Breaking the cycle of addiction: prevention and intervention with children of alcoholics.
Intervention programs for children of alcoholics use a short-term, small-group format, and broad-based community programs are another promising option, but have not been sufficiently studied.
Leveraged Resources and Systems Changes in Community Collaboration
Results indicated that systems change activities predict increased leveraging of resources from state/federal and private partners, however, there was no evidence that systems changes were linked with leveraging resources from local groups and agencies.
Prevention and intervention strategies with children of alcoholics.
Pediatricians are given basic knowledge of the needs of children who live in families with alcoholism and a variety of preventive and treatment strategies that have been used with school children of alcoholics (COAs), along with evidence of their effectiveness.