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Translational research in South Africa: evaluating implementation quality using a factorial design
(Springer Verlag, 2012)
Background: HealthWise South Africa: Life Skills for Adolescents (HW) is an evidence- based substance use and sexual risk prevention program that emphasizes the positive use of leisure time. Since 2000, this program has ...
Healthwise South Africa: cultural adaptation of a school-based risk prevention programme
(Oxford University Press, 2008)
There is a need for effective prevention programmes aimed at reducing risk behaviour among South African adolescents. Health Wise South Africa is a school-based programme designed to reduce sexual and substance use risk ...
Understanding leisure-related program effects by using process data in the HealthWise South Africa Project
(American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, 2008)
As the push for evidence-based programming gathers momentum, many human services programs and interventions are under increased scrutiny to justify their effectiveness across different conditions and populations. ...
Inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among South African high school students
Purpose: This study aims to describe patterns of inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among a sample of South African adolescents. Methods: Consistency of reported lifetime sexual intercourse was assessed using five ...
Predicting substance use behavior among South African adolescents: The role of leisure experiences across time
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
Using seven waves of data, collected twice a year from the 8th through the 11th grades in a low-resource community in Cape Town, South Africa, we aimed to describe the developmental trends in three specific leisure experiences ...
Linking Life Skills and Norms with adolescent substance use and delinquency in South Africa
(National Institute of Health, 2013)
We examined factors targeted in two popular prevention approaches with adolescent drug use and delinquency in South Africa. We hypothesized adolescent life skills to be inversely related, and perceived norms to be directly ...