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A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Scenarios and Solutions Gang Prevention Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $550,610)

This study of The Scenarios and Solutions Gang Prevention Program (SSGP) will include a process and outcome evaluation using a randomized controlled trial (RCT). The study site is a high school in Compton, CA. SSGP is based on social learning theory, uses a cognitive behavioral approach, and is a multi-session program delivered in a group setting. Treatment group students will receive SSGP as well as standard school-based clinic services. Control group students will receive standard school-based clinic services. Youths at high risk for gang involvement, assessed by the Gang Risk of Entry Factors (GREF), will be eligible for the study. Youth will be assessed using the GREF at multiple points in time up to six months following intervention. In addition, data collection will include a post-intervention interview and clinical assessment information.

"Note: This project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable law," and complies with Part 200 Uniform Requirements - 2 CFR 200.210(a)(14). CA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2019