Helping adolescents with greater psychosocial needs

Tan Lei Shek, Rachel C.F. Sun

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Subjective outcome evaluation data were collected from 24,198 students of 236 schools after completion of the Tier 2 Program in the second year of the Extension Phase of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong. Using schools as the units of analysis, results showed that the program, implementers, and effectiveness were perceived in a positive manner. Although subjective outcome evaluation findings differed across participant types, grades, and program types did not show significant differences on the outcome measures. Consistent with previous reports, perceived effectiveness of the program was significantly predicted by student perceptions about the program and program instructor. These findings provide support for the claim that the Tier 2 Program is effective in promoting positive development among adolescents with greater psychosocial needs in the extension phase of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPromotion of Holistic Development of Young People in Hong Kong
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781628080407
ISBN (Print)9781628080193
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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