Intervening with At-Risk Youth: Evaluation of the Youth Empowerment and Support Program

Moody, Kimberly A.; Childs, Janis C.; Sepples, Susan B.
July 2003
Pediatric Nursing;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p263
Academic Journal
Evaluates a community-based intervention, the Youth Empowerment and Support Program (YES-P), a theoretically-based program designed to decrease drug use and strengthen connections to school in at-risk youth living in high-risk environments. Protective factors that enable youth to overcome significant life stressors; Discussion on the theoretical development of YES-P; Operationalization of the YES-P; Implications for nursing practice and research.


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