Positive youth development program in Hong Kong: Views of program implementers

Tan Lei Shek, Emma X.P. Pu, Tsin Yee Janet Leung, Moon Y.M. Law

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Based on data collected from 575 implementers who implemented the Tier 1 Program of the community-based Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong, the current study examined their views on the program and the predictors of subjective outcome measures. The program implementers completed a validated client satisfaction scale (Form B) after completion of the program. Results revealed that most of the program implementers perceived the program content, their own performance, and program effectiveness in a favorable manner. In line with previous studies, both perceived program content and self-perceived performance of the workers predicted perceived program effectiveness. In short, the current findings supported the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the communitybased P.A.T.H.S. Project from the perspective of the implementers.
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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