After 1 1/2 years, 46 percent of those in the face-to-face intervention
group had regained at least five pounds, compared to 55 percent of those in the Internet intervention
group and 72 percent of those in the control group.
20: Creative Interventions
for Bereaved Children and Children of Divorce; Leading Edge Seminars; Toronto; leadingedgeseminars.
The stress management intervention
was 10 minutes long: It involved deep breathing, movements for stretching and focus, and a 5-minute script with imagery read by the teacher.
Sexual risk reduction interventions
do not inadvertently increase the overall frequency of sexual behaviour: a meta-analysis of 174 studies with 116, 735 participants.
From 1997 to December 2001, when the program was started, there were 12 fatal law-enforcement shootings in Ventura County of people considered mentally ill, said Joyce Wilde, program administrator of the Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention
Thus, if we could develop an intervention
to increase the sense of school belonging, we just might be able to increase levels of achievement
Unfortunately, the nature of police work limits the options and time available to officers to effect successful intervention
strategies when dealing with violent and combative individuals.
2000), including several edited books dedicated to this topic (Leong, 1995; Walsh, Bingham, Brown, & Ward, 2001), have offered principles and culturally relevant strategies to inform career intervention
practice and assessment with various racial/ethnic minority clients.
At enrollment, participants were randomly assigned to one of two intervention
groups (basic or enhanced); completed a baseline interview that covered their background, medical, behavioral and psychosocial characteristics; received a pelvic examination; and were taught to record information about their sexual behavior and barrier method use in a daily diary.
We included all randomized and controlled clinical trials (RCT/CCT, designs where allocation to the intervention
is determined either by an explicit random process [RCT] or by a nonrandom process such as date of birth or case note number) before and after studies (a design with contemporaneous data collection before and after the intervention
and an appropriate control site or activity) and interrupted time series (ITS, a clearly defined point in time when the intervention
occurred and at least 3 data points before and 3 after the intervention
IDEA allows schools to look at a child's response to scientific, research-based intervention
as part of the special education evaluation process to determine if that child has a disability.
After 12 months, the intervention
group had a 46% reduction in the number of drinking binges in a 30-day period, significantly better than the 21% reduction in controls.
Yet, to my knowledge, there is no program that acknowledges that intervention
subjects need closure.
Strategies and sequences of crisis intervention
This study examined the impact of Deaf Role Models on Early Intervention