Implementing Family-Centered Prevention in Rural African American Communities: a Randomized Effectiveness Trial of the Strong African American Families Program

@article{Kogan2015ImplementingFP,
  title={Implementing Family-Centered Prevention in Rural African American Communities: a Randomized Effectiveness Trial of the Strong African American Families Program},
  author={Steven M Kogan and Man-Kit Lei and Gene H Brody and Ted G. Futris and Megan C. Sperr and Tracy N. Anderson},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={248-258}
}
Efforts to disseminate evidence-based prevention programs are hampered by a lack of real-world effectiveness trials undertaken with community providers. The Strong African American Families (SAAF) program is an empirically validated intervention designed to prevent problem behavior among rural African American youth. To evaluate the effectiveness of SAAF and its implementation protocols when delivered by a community provider, we conducted a randomized, wait-list-controlled trial with outcome… CONTINUE READING
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