Measuring Quality of Delivery in a Substance Use Prevention Program

  title={Measuring Quality of Delivery in a Substance Use Prevention Program},
  author={Steven M. Giles and Julia Jackson-Newsom and Melinda M. Pankratz and William B Hansen and Christopher L. Ringwalt and Linda A Dusenbury},
  journal={The Journal of Primary Prevention},
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate an observation measure designed to capture teachers’ use of interactive teaching skills within the delivery of the All Stars substance use prevention program. Coders counted the number of times teachers praised and encouraged students, accepted and used students’ ideas, asked questions, self-disclosed personal anecdotes, and corrected student misbehavior. These teacher behaviors loaded on three factors: classroom management, acknowledgment… CONTINUE READING

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