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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 ...

Active labor market programme participation for unemployment insurance recipients

Filges T. et al Unemployment, Insurance, Labour market Many countries during the 1990s introduced Active Labour Market Programmes (ALMPs) in an effort to reduce unemployment. In countries such as Australia, USA, Denmark, Sweden, England and Switzerland, p ...

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Impact of institutional smoking bans on reducing harms and secondhand smoke exposure

http://thehealthwell.info/search-results/legislative-smoking-bans-reducing-harms-secondhand-smoke-exposure-smoking-prevalence- Frazer, K., et al Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking ban, Legislation, Law, Mortality, Secondhand smoke, Passive smoking, Tobac ...

Legislative smoking bans for reducing harms from secondhand smoke exposure, smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption

10.1002/14651858.CD005992.pub3 Frazer, K., et al Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking ban, Legislation, Law, Mortality, Secondhand smoke, Tobacco Smoking bans have been implemented in a variety of settings, as well as being part of policy in many jurisdict ...

A systematic review of the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in routine practice.

10.14655/743983-900692 Public Health England Lifestyle interventions, Prevention, Type 2 diabetes mellitus This document updates and extends a previously conducted systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of ‘real-world’ interventio ...

Social support group interventions in people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review of the literature

AbstractDespite the large number of studies evaluating social support groups for people with dementia, there are no systematic reviews of current evidence.The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of social support group interventions for pe ...