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Independent Living Programmes for Improving Outcomes for Young People Leaving the Care System

Donkoh C. Underhill K. and Montgomery P. Young people, Care system, Independant living, Foster care This review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of independent living programmes (ILPs), a widespread and varied group of programmes intended to improve ou ...

Family Behavior Therapy (FBT) for Young People in Treatment for Non-opioid Drug Use: A Systematic Review

Lindstrom M. et al Drug use, Family therapy, This publication is a systematic Campbell review of the effect of the family therapy approach Family Behavior Therapy (FBT) for treatment for non-opioid drug use (e.g., cannabis, amphetamine, ecstasy or cocaine ...

Exercise to Improve Self- Esteem in Children and Young People

Ekeland E. et al Self-esteem, Psychological problem, Behavioural problem, Adolescent Some evidence that exercise has positive short-term effects on self-esteem in children and young people Improving self-esteem may help to prevent the development of psych ...

Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Graham C.W and West M.D Brain injury, Education, Disability Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when there has been an alteration to brain function (e.g., loss of conscious, memory loss, neurologic defects) due to an external force, such as the impact of ...

E-learning of evidence-based health care (EBHC) to increase EBHC competencies in healthcare professionals: a systematic review

Rohwer A. et al Health care, Doctor, Nurse, Learning, Health outcomes Evidence-based health care (EBHC) is decision-making for health care, informed by the best research evidence. Doctors, nurses and allied health professionals need to have the necessary ...

Effects of Improved Street Lighting on Crime

Welsh B.C and Farrington D.P. Street lighting, Street Lights, Crime, Property Improved street lighting serves many functions and is used in both public and private settings. The prevention of personal and property crime is one of its objectives in public ...

The Effectiveness of Volunteer Tutoring Programs: A Systematic Review

Ritter G et al School, Education, Tutor, Tutoring, Academic performance Synopsis Based on increasing demands for accountability in schools, school administrators are looking for ways to increase the academic performance of students including tutoring. Cur ...

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Systematic Review

Reichow B. et all Autism Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one of the most widely used treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of our review was to examine the research on EIBI. We found a total of five stu ...

Relative Effectiveness of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers for Schooling Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review

Baird S. et al Education Increasing educational attainment around the world is one of the key aims of the Millennium Development Goals. Cash transfer programs, both conditional and unconditional, are a popular social protection tool in developing countrie ...

The Effectiveness of Counter-Terrorism Strategies

Lum C. et al Terrorism, Anti-terrorism Since September 11th, there have been massive increases in personal, commercial, and governmental expenditures on anti-terrorism strategies, as well as a proliferation of programs designed to fight terrorism. These i ...

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Systematic Review

Reichow B. et all Autism, Behavioural therapy, Intervention Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one of the most widely used treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of our review was to examine the research on ...

Effects of Decentralized Forest Management (DFM) on Deforestation and Poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Samii C. et al Forest, Forestry, Developing country, Conservation The authors conducted a systematic review of studies on the impact of decentralized forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in developing countries. The review is motivated by ...

The Effects on Re-offending of Custodial vs. Non-custodial Sanctions: An Updated Systematic Review of the State of Knowledge

Villettaz P. et al Custodial sentence, Offending, Offender, Crime prevention As part of a broad initiative of systematic reviews of experimental or quasiexperimental evaluations of interventions in the field of crime prevention and the treatment of offend ...

Community Monitoring Interventions can reduce corruption and may improve services

Molina E. et al Corruption, Services, Income Corruption and inefficient allocation of resources in service delivery are widespread in low and middle income countries (Pande & Olken, 2011). There is increasing evidence that corruption holds back countr ...

Corporate Crime Deterrence: A Systematic Review

Crime, Offending, Offender, Legal Corporate crime is a poorly understood problem with little known about effective strategies to prevent and control it. Competing definitions of corporate crime affect how the phenomenon is studied and implications for red ...

Community-based Rehabilitation for People With Disabilities in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Systematic Review

Lemmi V. et al Disabilities, Mental health, Intellectual impairment, Sensory impairment The authors reviewed the evidence about the impact of community-based rehabilitation on the lives of people with disabilities and their carers in low- and middle-incom ...

Effect of Interventions to Facilitate Communication Between Families or Single Young People with Minority Language Background and Public Services: A Systematic Review

Wollscheid S. et al Family communication, Single people, Minority language, Speech, Immigrant Over recent decades, the number of immigrants with minority language background has increased. This has occurred in many countries, including those with a tradit ...

Speech and Language Therapy Interventions for Children with Primary Speech and Language Delay or Disorder

Law, J. Garrett Z. and Nye C. Speech therapy, Language disorder, Learning, Socialisation Primary speech and language delay/disorder is a common developmental difficulty which, if unresolved, can cause difficulties of both learning and socialisation lastin ...

The Impact of Business Support Services for Small and Medium Enterprises on Firm Performance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Piza C. et al Business support, Enterprise, Productivity Support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can improve their revenue and profits, their ability to create jobs, labour productivity and their ability to invest. But these effects are not large, ...

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) for Young People in Treatment for Non-Opioid Drug Use

Lindstrom M. et al Drug use, Intervention, Behaviour, Therapy This publication is a Campbell Systematic Review of the effect of the family therapy approach Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) for treatment for non-opioid drug use (cannabis, amphetamines ...

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