Effectiveness of a training program for implementers

Tan Lei Shek, Emma X.P. Pu, Ka Yu Florence Wu

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In the Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. Project training workshop conducted in Suzhou, China in May 2015, potential program implementers received a 2.5-day of training. A total of 122 participants completed a subjective outcome evaluation questionnaire after training. Quantitative evaluation findings revealed that the respondents generally had positive perceptions of the different aspects of the training program. Consistent with the previous findings, multiple regression analyses showed that perceived program quality predicted both perceived benefits and overall satisfaction evaluation of the training. In sum, the present study suggests that the training program was effective in helping potential program implementers to acquire the required knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values through training.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdolescence
Subtitle of host publicationPositive Youth Development Programs in Chinese Communities
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781634846776
ISBN (Print)9781634840446
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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