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Title: Subjective outcome evaluation of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on different datasets
Authors: Shek, Daniel T. L.
Ma, Cecilia M. S.
Tang, Christina Y. P.
Subjects: Chinese adolescents
Positive youth development
Program implementers
Subjective outcome evaluation
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Citation: International journal of adolescent medicine and health, Sept. 2011, v. 23, no. 3, p. 237-243.
Abstract: A total of 216 schools participated in the Project P.A.T.H.S. in the 2008/2009 school year. After completion of the Tier 1 Program, subjective outcome evaluation data were collected from 3274 program implementers. Based on the consolidated data with schools as units, results showed that participants had positive perceptions of the program, implementers and benefits of the program. More than four-fifths of the implementers regarded the program as helpful to the program participants. Multiple regression analysis revealed that perceived qualities of the program and the program implementers predicted perceived effectiveness of the program. Grade differences were not significant, except in the perception of the program for the Secondary 1 and Secondary 3 programs. The present study provides additional support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong.
Description: DOI: 10.1515/ijamh.2011.050
Rights: ©2011 by Walter de Gruyter. The journal web site is located at http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ijamh
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5249
ISSN: 0334-0139 (print)
2191-0278 (online)
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