School-Based Prevention of Problem Behaviors : A Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Wilson2001SchoolBasedPO,
  title={School-Based Prevention of Problem Behaviors : A Meta-Analysis},
  author={David B. Wilson and Denise C Gottfredson and Stacy S. Najaka},
  year={2001}
}
This study examines the features of effective school-based prevention of crime, substance use, dropout nonattendance, and other conduct problems. It summarizes, using meta-analytic techniques, results from 165 studies of school-based prevention activities that ranged from individual counseling or behavior modification programs through efforts to change the way schools are managed. The results highlight several inadequacies in the existing research for guiding policy and practice, the most… CONTINUE READING

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