A path to creating exceptional lives: Adapting and implementing an evidence based intervention as a comprehensive, culturally based substance abuse and HIV prevention initiative targeting high-risk African American and Latino young men ages 18 – 24
Thus, the intervention greatly improved participants' knowledge. Additionally, in the questionnaire, a set of questions asked participants about drug use during the past 30 days. For many of the drug categories, the percentage for Not Used increased from baseline to follow-up. Thus, the initial results of the substance abuse component for this adaptation seem promising.
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe the adaptation process of the Project Towards No Drugs curriculum for the DICE Lives project. Discuss the implications of the adaptation of the Project Towards No Drugs program for the target population.
Keyword(s): HIV Interventions, Substance Abuse Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been trained as a TND training Specialist, I adapted the curriculum and I Implement the training on a weekly basis.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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