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Effectiveness of the Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 in Poland for the prevention of alcohol and drug misuse: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Okulicz-Kozaryn, K. and Foxcroft, D.R. – 2012

Summary of a study of the Polish version of the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 (SFP 10-14), which is a family-based intervention program for preventing alcohol and drug use among youth. Discusses the problem of drug and particularly alcohol use among young people in Poland. Summarizes the goals, methods, and design of the study. Describes participating families and the strategies of SFP 10-14. Authors summarize primary outcomes to be measured (primarily youth substance use), as well as secondary outcomes. Secondary outcomes include such factors as parent-child interactions, and parental behaviors, including substance use. Data to be analyzed includes information on family problems such as substance use. Discusses the importance of the parental role in youth substance abuse prevention.