Results of an Independent Evaluation of Project ALERT Delivered in Schools by Cooperative Extension

@article{Pierre2005ResultsOA,
  title={Results of an Independent Evaluation of Project ALERT Delivered in Schools by Cooperative Extension},
  author={Tena L. St. Pierre and D. Wayne Osgood and Claudia C. Mincemoyer and D. Lynne Kaltreider and Tina J. Kauh},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={305-317}
}
Reported are results of an independent effectiveness study of the Project ALERT drug prevention program implemented in eight Pennsylvania middle schools by outside program leaders employed by Cooperative Extension. In this randomized, 2-cohort longitudinal evaluation, 1,649 seventh-grade students completed a pretest and four waves of posttests over the 2-year program and 1-year follow-up. Project ALERT's effectiveness was tested through a 3-level hierarchical linear model. Analyses failed to… CONTINUE READING