An Afrocentric Program as Primary Prevention for African American Youth: Qualitative and Quantitative Exploratory Data

@article{Whaley2004AnAP,
  title={An Afrocentric Program as Primary Prevention for African American Youth: Qualitative and Quantitative Exploratory Data},
  author={Arthur L. Whaley and John P. McQueen},
  journal={Journal of Primary Prevention},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={253-269}
}
The need for effective preventive interventions for youth behavior problems in African American communities has been, for the most part, unmet or underserved. Rigorous evaluation of programs guided by the principles of afrocentricity may bridge the gap between primary prevention and community service programs. The purpose of the current article is to examine qualitatitve and quantitative exploratory data from an afrocentric program using the cognitive-cultural model of identity. Taken together… CONTINUE READING

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