Cost-effectiveness of Legacy for Children™ for Reducing Behavioral Problems and Risk for ADHD among Children Living in Poverty

  title={Cost-effectiveness of Legacy for Children{\texttrademark} for Reducing Behavioral Problems and Risk for ADHD among Children Living in Poverty},
  author={Phaedra S Corso and Susanna N. Visser and Justin B Ingels and Ruth Perou},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent behavior},
  pages={240 - 240}
This paper describes the programmatic costs required for implementation of the Legacy for Children™ (Legacy) program at two sites (Miami and Los Angeles) and enumerate the cost-effectiveness of the program. Legacy provided group-based parenting intervention for mothers and children living in poverty. This cost-effectiveness analysis included two behavioral outcomes, behavioral problems, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and programmatic costs collected prospectively (2008 US… 

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