List of Programs


The Latino youth health promotion program.

21st Century Community Learning Centers

Program was effective in increasing parental involvement in the schools and changed where and with whom students spent their out-of-school time.

5-2-1 Go!

Program aims to prevent disordered weight-control behaviors (laxative use, diet pills, self-induced vomiting) in middle school students.

5-A-Day Power Plus Program

Program increased students' consumption more servings of fruits and vegetables during lunchtime.

Aban Aya Youth Project

Program reduced self-reported violence, provoking behavior, school delinquency, substance use, and sexual activity.

Accelerated Academics Academy

Program had no significant impact on days absent from school, school achievement, self-esteem, or certainty of high school completion.

Action Schools! British Columbia (AS! BC)

School-based program has positive impact on physical activity and blood pressure.

Active Programme Promoting Lifestyle in Schools (APPLES)

Program increased vegetable intake but also increase sedentary behavior and sugar intake.

Adolescent Alcohol Prevention Trial

School-based program that reduced substance use and abuse.

Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach

Program increased care linkage and retention and longer abstinence from marijuana.

Adolescent Transitions Program - Comprehensive

Program reduced substance use among middle school students.

Adolescent Transitions Program - Parent and Teen Focus

Program decreased negative parent-child interactions but did not have an impact on on externalizing or smoking behavior.

Adolescent Transitions Program - Parent Focus

Program positively impacted externalizing and smoking behaviors.

Adolescent Transitions Program - Teen Focus

Program had no impact on externalizing behavior, tobacco use, or family risk factors.

Adventure Island

Program did not have significant impacts on reading or academic behaviors.

African American STD/HIV Education

Program had short-term positive impacts on condom use knowledge and self-efficacy, but they were no sustained.

Afrocentric Peer Counseling

Program improved reproductive knowledge but had no impacts on delay of intercourse, pregnancy, or contraceptive use.

After School Matters

Program provides apprenticeship to high school students and is found to have impacts on self-regulation, attitudes about school, and fewer specific problem behaviors.

Aggressors, Victims, and Bystanders (AVB)

Program had no impacts on social problem-solving skills, beliefs supporting violence, behavioral intent, and self reported antisocial behavior.

AIDS Education and Counseling in an Office Setting

Program did not show significant differences on reproductive health behaviors.

AIDS Preventive Intervention

Program did not impact high-risk adolescents' risky sexual behaviors.

AIDS-Education Program

Program had positive impacts on knowledge about AIDS and tolerance towards AIDS victims.

Air Academy: The Quest for Airtopia

Program had a positive impact on asthma knowledge.

Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices

Program developed social-emotional competence and coping skills in children.

Alcohol Misuse Prevention Study (AMPS)

School-based education and skills-building program temporarily decreased serious substance use and vehicle offenses in high-schoolers.

Alcohol Skills Training Program

Provides information to young adults about alcohol use and addiction, and teaches skills for avoiding, resisting, and setting limits on alcohol use.


Program reduced likelihood of playing games and increased knowledge about alcohol.

All Stars

Program that used debates and meetings to reduce adolescent alcohol, cigarette, and inhalant use.


Program increased likelihood of students using condoms and decreased frequency of sex.

All4You2! One Life, Your Life

Program was found to have positive, statistically significant short-term impacts on reported engagement in unprotected sexual intercourse and exposure to risky situations compared with the control group.

American Heart Association Physical Activity Intervention

Program improved outcomes regarding blood pressure and skinfold thickness.

Anger Coping Program

School-based program decreased aggression and problem behavior in school-age boys.

Animal-Assisted Therapy

A goal directed intervention in which an animal is introduced into the therapy treatment process found to have impacts on global functioning, reduction of time spent in hospital, and an increase in regular school attendance.

ARREST (AIDS Risk Reduction Education and Skills Training Program)

Program increased adolescents' AIDS-related knowledge and perceived risk of becoming HIV-infected

Arthur - Television Program

Program improved children's narrative development compared with children in the control condition who watched the Between the Lions program.

Assertion Training with Adolescents

Program had positive impacts on self-concept, and intellectual achievement responsibility.

Assertive Continuing Care

Groups who received ACC following other treatment programs did not show significantly greater positive impacts over groups who did not receive ACC.

ASSESS (Awareness, Skills, Self-efficacy/Self-esteem, and Social Support)

Physician-administered safe-sex education program impacted positive short- and long-term reproductive health outcomes.

Assisting in Rehabilitating Kids (ARK)

Designed to increase safer sex behaviors in substance-dependent adolescents who are high-risk of becoming infected with HIV/AIDS.

Asthma Adherence Monitoring with Feedback

Program reduced emergency department visits and increased inhaled corticosteroid use.

Asthma Basic Care (ABC)

Program reduced asthma symptoms and use of corticosteroids among children age 2 to 10.

Asthma Command

Program improved appropriate asthma-related behavior and asthma knowledge.

Asthma Files

Program increased oral steroid use and reduced school absences.

Asthma: It's a Family Affair

Program had positive impacts on nighttime symptoms and caregiver problem solving.

Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise and Nutrition Alternatives (ATHENA)

Program improved athletes' dietary habits, intent to engage in unhealthy behaviors, and knowledge of dietary needs.

Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids Program (ATLAS)

Program reduced the use of steroids and other illicit drugs, and improved nutrition, exercise behavior, and drug refusal skills.

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC)

Program reduced behavioral problems and stress.

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

This program had positive impacts on rates of change in adolescents’ suicidal thoughts, clinical recovery for suicidal thoughts and depressive symptoms, and treatment retention.

Automaticity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Incarcerated Young Men

Program decreased re-admission to the juvenile detention facility.

Baylor GEMS: Fun, Food, and Fitness Project

Program had a positive impact on nutrition, but not on BMI or physical activity.

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