PROSPER community-university partnership model for public education systems: Capacity-building for evidence-based, competence-building prevention

Richard Spoth, Mark T. Greenberg, Karen Linn Bierman, Cleve Redmond

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Abstract

This paper presents a model to guide capacity-building in state public education systems for delivery of evidence-based family and youth interventions - interventions that are designed to bolster youth competencies, learning, and positive development overall. Central to this effort is a linking capacity agents framework that builds upon longstanding state public education infrastructures, and a partnership model called PROSPER or PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience. The paper presents an overview of the evolving partnership model and summarizes positive results of its implementation over a 12-year period in an ongoing project.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-39
Number of pages9
JournalPrevention Science
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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