publication . Article . 2013

Recruitment and group composition strategies for family‐based substance misuse prevention interventions: an exploratory evaluation

Jeremy Segrott;
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  • Published: 14 Jun 2013 Journal: Journal of Children's Services, volume 8, pages 89-109 (issn: 1746-6660, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: United Kingdom
Purpose – This paper aims to report findings from an evaluation of the Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 (UK) (SFP 10-14 UK), focusing on the strategies used to recruit families into a universal prevention intervention, the approach taken to group composition, and the experiences of participating families.\ud \ud Design/methodology/approach – Methods comprised interviews with programme coordinating team members, a focus group with programme facilitators, focus groups with parents and young people, observation of programme sessions and coordinator visits to families, and analysis of programme questionnaires.\ud \ud Findings – Paying attention to group compos...
free text keywords: Sociology and Political Science, Law, Education, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Health(social science), RT, RZ, Originality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Substance misuse, Peer learning, Nursing, Group composition, Family based, Focus group, Medicine, business.industry, business, Fidelity, Psychological intervention
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