Effects of social development intervention in childhood 15 years later.

  title={Effects of social development intervention in childhood 15 years later.},
  author={J. David Hawkins and Rick Kosterman and Richard F. Catalano and Karl G. Hill and Robert D. Abbott},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={162 12},
OBJECTIVE To examine the long-term effects of a universal intervention in elementary schools in promoting positive functioning in school, work, and community, and preventing mental health problems, risky sexual behavior, substance misuse, and crime at ages 24 and 27 years. DESIGN Nonrandomized controlled trial. SETTING Fifteen public elementary schools serving diverse neighborhoods including high-crime neighborhoods in Seattle, Washington. PARTICIPANTS Sex-balanced and multiracial… CONTINUE READING
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