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  • Healthwise South Africa: cultural adaptation of a school-based risk prevention programme 

    Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Vergnani, Tania; Smith, Edward A. (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 ...
  • Inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among South African high school students 

    Palen, Lori-Ann; Smith, Edward A.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Flisher, Alan J.; Wegner, Lisa; Vergnani, Tania (Elsevier, 2008)
    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 ...
  • Linking Life Skills and Norms with adolescent substance use and delinquency in South Africa 

    Lai, Mary H.; Graham, John W.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Smith, Edward A.; Bradley, Stephanie A.; Mathews, Catherine; Vergnani, Tania; Wegner, Lisa (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 ...
  • Predicting substance use behavior among South African adolescents: The role of leisure experiences across time 

    Sharp, Erin Hiley; Coffman, Donna; Caldwell, Linda L.; Smith, Edward A.; Wegner, Lisa; Vergnani, Tania; Mathews, Catherine (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 ...
  • Translational research in South Africa: evaluating implementation quality using a factorial design 

    Caldwell, Linda L.; Smith, Edward A.; Collins, Linda M.; Graham, John W.; Lai, Mary H.; Wegner, Lisa; Vergnani, Tania; Mathews, Catherine; Jacobs, Joachim (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 ...
  • Understanding leisure-related program effects by using process data in the HealthWise South Africa Project 

    Caldwell, Linda L.; Younker, Anita S.; Wegner, Lisa; Patrick, Megan E.; Vergnani, Tania; Smith, Edward A.; Fisher, Alan J. (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. ...