Strong African American Families – Teen Program4 years ago 4 years ago Leave your thoughts
This video was produced by the Center for Family Research.
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The Strong African American Families – Teen (SAAF-T) intervention is a preventive intervention for African-American students living in rural communities entering high school that integrates individual youth skills building, parenting skills training, and family interaction training. SAAF-T involves five group sessions using DVDs where narrators address specific content and actors present family scenarios depicting program-targeted interactions and behaviours. Each meeting includes separate one-hour concurrent training for caregivers and youth, followed by a one-hour conjoint session, during which families practice the skills they learned in their separate sessions. The program provides parents and youth with skills that nurture adolescent self-regulation, achievement orientation, and negative attitudes toward substance use and other risk behaviours. One of the units involves a focus on sexual health. The program is interactive, involving role-playing activities, guided discussions, and question answering.
Center for Family Research. (2016). Strong African American Families – Teen Program [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAn_CPpDL8M
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