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School feeding for improving the physical and psychosocial health of disadvantaged students

Kristjansson, E. et al. Child malnutrition Early malnutrition and/or micronutrient deficiencies can negatively affect many aspects of child health and development. School feeding programs are designed to provide food to hungry children and to improve thei ...

The Effects of Teachers’ Classroom Management Practices on Disruptive, or Aggressive Student Behavior

Oliver, R.M., Reschly, D. and Wehby, J. Effective classroom management Disruptive behavior in schools has been a source of concern for school systems for several years. Indeed, the single most common request for assistance from teachers is related to beha ...

Workplace Disability Management Programs Promoting Return to Work

Gensby, U., et al Effectiveness of workplace disability management programs This report presents a Campbell systematic review on the effectiveness of workplace disability management programs (WPDM programs) promoting return to work (RTW), as implemented a ...

Effects of parental imprisonment on child antisocial behaviour and mental health

Murraay, J., Farrington, D.P., Sekol, I. and Olsen, R.F. ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, BEHAVIOUR, FAMILY, INCOME, MENTAL HEALTH, PRISON Parental imprisonment can cause many problems for the family left behind, including difficulty organising childcare, loss of fa ...

Youth empowerment programs for improving self-efficacy and self-esteem of adolescents

Morton, M. and Montgomery, P. Impacts of youth empowerment programs Governments, funders, and charity organizations increasingly demand that young people be involved in the processes that affect their lives and communities. Youth empowerment programs (YEP ...

Social Skills Groups for People Aged 6 to 21 with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Reichow, B., Steiner, A. and Volkmar, F. Systematic Reviews Campbell Reviews https://www.campbellcollaboration.org/library/social-skills-groups-people-aged-6-to-21-autism-spectrum-disorders.html © The Campbell Collaboration 1 September 2012 Article Other ...

The Effectiveness of Incarceration-Based Drug Treatment on Criminal Behavior

Mitchell, O., Wilson, D. and Layton MacKenzie, D. Effectiveness of incarceration-based drug treatment programs in reducing post-release recidivism and drug relapse Many, if not most, incarcerated offenders have substance abuse problems. Without effective ...

Kinship Care for the Safety, Permanency, and Well-being of Children Removed from the Home for Maltreatment

Winokur, M., Holtan, A. and Valentine, D. CARE, CHILD ABUSE, CHILD ABUSE, FAMILY, MALTREATMENT Child abuse and neglect are common problems across the world that result in negative consequences for children, families and communities. Children who have been ...

Interventions in Developing Nations for Improving Primary and Secondary School Enrollment of Children: A Systematic Review

Petrosino, A., et al Education BACKGROUND Education is considered critical to economic development and social welfare in developing nations. In light of compelling evidence that links expanded education systems and socioeconomic development while highligh ...

Housing Improvements for Health and Associated Socio-economic Outcomes

Thomson, H., et al Social impact, Residents, Housing, Living standards The well established links between poor housing and poor health indicate that housing improvement may be an important mechanism through which public investment can lead to health impro ...

Interventions for Children, Youth and Parents to Prevent and Reduce Cyber Abuse

Mishna, F. et al Internet abuse interventions The Internet has created a new communication tool, particularly for young people whose use of e-mail, websites, instant messaging, web cams, chat rooms, social networking sites and text messaging is exploding ...

Formal System Processing of Juveniles: Effects on Delinquency

Petrosino, A, Turpin-Petrosino, C. and Guckenburg, S. Juvenile offenders Justice practitioners have tremendous discretion on how to handle juvenile offenders. Police officers, district attorneys, juvenile court intake officers, juvenile and family court j ...

Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Programs for Criminal Offenders

Lipsey, M.W., Landengerger, N.A. and Wilson, S.J. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is among the more promising rehabilitative treatments for criminal offenders. Reviews of the comparative effectiveness of different tre ...

Approaches to Parent Involvement for Improving the Academic Performance of Elementary School Age Children

Nye, C., Turner, H. and Schwartz, J. Parental involvement, Children's education The impact of parent involvement in a child’s growth and development is generally accepted (Sheldon, 2003). However, educators, parent groups, and policy makers continue ...

Impacts of After-School Programs on Student Outcomes

Goerlich, S., Lauver, S. and Maynard, R.A. After-school programs In the last decade, the amount of after-school programs in the United States has grown tremendously. The number of schools that offered after-school programs doubled between 1994 and 2000 (D ...

Mentoring Interventions to Affect Juvenile Deliquency and Associated Problems

Tolan, P., Henry, D., Schoeny, M. and Bass, A. Juvenile delinquency Mentoring is one of the most commonly-used interventions to prevent, divert, and remediate youth engaged in, or thought to be at risk for delinquent behavior, school failure, aggression, ...

Effects of Correctional Boot Camps on Offending

Wilson, D.B., MacKenzie, D.L. and Mitchell, F.N. Boot camps Correctional boot camps were first opened in United States adult correctional systems in 1983. Since that time they have rapidly grown, first within adult systems and later in juvenile correction ...

Motivational interviewing for substance abuse

Smedslund, G. et al Substance misuse There are 76.3 million people with alcohol use disorders worldwide and 15.3 million with drug use disorders. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a client-centred, semi-directive method for enhancing intrinsic motivation ...

Financial benefits for child health and well-being in low income or socially disadvantaged families in developed world countries

Lucas, P. et al. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, DISADVANTAGED GROUP, ECONOMIC FACTOR, LOW INCOME, SOCIAL FACTOR The association between low income and poor outcome in all dimensions of child health is strong and consistent across countries and time. Disadvantage in c ...

Parent-training programmes for psychosocial health

Barlow, J., Coren, E. and Stewart-Brown, S. Impacts on the parent-infant relationship There is evidence from a range of studies to suggest that adverse maternal psychosocial health can have an impact on the parent-infant relationship and potentially lead ...