Early Elementary School Intervention to Reduce Conduct Problems: A Randomized Trial With Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Children

Children’s aggressive behavior and reading difficulties during early elementary school years are risk factors for adolescent problem behaviors such as delinquency, academic failure, and substance use. This study determined if a comprehensive intervention that was designed to address both of these risk factors could affect teacher, parent, and observer measures of internalizing and externalizing problems.

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Year: 2002
Bibliography: Barrera, M. Jr., Biglan, A., Taylor, T., Barbara K. Gunn, B., Smolkowski, K., Black, C., Ary, D., and Fowler, R. 2002. Prevention Science, Vol. 3, No. 2. 3(2), 83-94.
Authors: Barrera, Biglan, Taylor, Gunn, Smolkowski