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An Evaluation of a Dating Violence Prevention Program for Middle School Students
A study was undertaken to determine the effectiveness of a 5-session relationship violence prevention program involving a middle school of predominantly African-American students. A composite measureExpand
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Effective Family-Based Interventions for Adolescents With Substance Use Problems: A Systematic Review
Objective: This article is a systematic review identifying effective family-based interventions for adolescent substance use problems. Method: A substantive review of each intervention is conductedExpand
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Engagement, Denial, and Treatment Progress Among Sex Offenders in Group Therapy
This study investigates the relationship between engagement, denial, and treatment progress among a sample of 61 male sex offenders in outpatient group therapy. Three hypotheses were posed: (1) thatExpand
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A Measure of Engagement for Social Group Work: The Groupwork Engagement Measure (GEM)
ABSTRACT This study develops and empirically tests a measure of engagement for group work. The items compiled for the measure were drawn from respected group work theory. The groupwork engagementExpand
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Teaching Standards–Based Group Work Competencies to Social Work Students
Objectives: Accreditation standards and challenges in group work education require competency-based approaches in teaching social work with groups. The Association for the Advancement of Social WorkExpand
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Psychosocial Treatment of Youth Suicide: A Systematic Review of the Research
This article systematically reviews evidence for treatment of adolescent suicidality. In all, 10 empirical studies intended to reduce suicidal behaviors (e.g., suicide attempts) or suicidal ideationExpand
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The Group Engagement Measure
Abstract Engagement is important in the treatment of alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems. With a few notable exceptions, most conceptualizations of engagement view it as attendance in sessions.Expand
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Perceptions of Sex Offenders About Treatment
Surveying the views of sex offender clients can help ensure that treatment is relevant and responsive to client needs. The purpose of this exploratory study is to elicit sex offender clients'Expand
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The Carolina Child Checklist of Risk and Protective Factors for Aggression
Objective: Extending the Social Health Profile and other instruments that measure problem behavior in childhood, the Carolina Child Checklist (CCC) was developed to measure risk and protectiveExpand
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Psychometrics Of The Group Engagement Measure With Male Sex Offenders
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Group Engagement Measure (GEM) with a purposive sample of 61 adult male sex offenders in long-term, open-ended treatment groups. The GEM wasExpand
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