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PROSPER Evidence
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Overview Publications
Impact challenges in community science-with-practice: Lessons from PROSPER on transformative practitioner-scientist partnerships and prevention infrastructure development.

Spoth, R., & Greenberg, M. (2011). Impact challenges in community science-with-practice: Lessons from PROSPER on transformative practitioner-scientist partnerships and prevention infrastructure development. American Journal of Community Psychology, 48(1-2), 106-119.
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Opportunities to meet challenges in rural prevention research: findings from an evolving community-university partnership model.

Spoth, R. (2007). Opportunities to meet challenges in rural prevention research: findings from an evolving community-university partnership model. Journal of Rural Health, 23(supplemental), 42-54.
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PROSPER Community-university partnership model for public education systems: Capacity-building for evidence-based, competence-building prevention.

Spoth,R., Greenberg,M., Bierman,K., & Redmond,C. (2004). PROSPER Community-university partnership model for public education systems: Capacity-building for evidence-based, competence-building prevention. Prevention Science (Invited article for Special issue),5(1), 31-39.
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Published Research Related to Positive Youth Outcomes
Preventing substance misuse through community-university partnerships: Randomized controlled trial outcomes 4 years past baseline.

Spoth, R., Redmond, C., Clair, S., Shin, C., Greenberg, M., & Feinberg, M. (2011). Preventing substance misuse through community-university partnerships: Randomized controlled trial outcomes 4 years past baseline. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(4), 440-447.
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Substance use outcomes at 18 months past baseline from the PROSPER community-university partnership trial.

Spoth, R., Redmond, C., Shin, C., Greenberg, M., Clair, S., & Feinberg, M. (2007). Substance use outcomes at 18 months past baseline from the PROSPER community-university partnership trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 32(5), 395-402.
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Published Research Related to Benefits to Families
Long-term protective factor outcomes of evidence-based interventions implemented by community teams through a community-university partnership.

Redmond, C., Spoth, R. L., Shin, C., Schainker, L., Greenberg, M., & Feinberg, M. (2009). Long-term protective factor outcomes of evidence-based interventions implemented by community teams through a community-university partnership. Journal of Primary Prevention, 30, 513-530. (PF 129)
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Published Research Related to Economic Benefits
Resource consumption of a dissemination model for prevention programs: The PROSPER delivery system.

Crowley, D. M., Jones, D. E., Greenberg, M. T., Feinberg, M. E, & Spoth, R. L. (2012). Resource consumption of a dissemination model for prevention programs: The PROSPER delivery system. Journal of Adolescent Health, 50, 256-263.
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Published Research Related to Community Team Success
Community and team member factors that influence the early phases of local team partnerships in prevention: The PROSPER Project.

Greenberg, M. T., Feinberg, M. E., Meyer-Chilenski, S., Spoth, R. L., & Redmond, C. (2007). Community and team member factors that influence the early phases of local team partnerships in prevention: The PROSPER Project. Journal of Primary Prevention, 28, 485-504.
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Community and team member factors that influence the operations phase of local prevention teams: The PROSPER Project.

Feinberg, M. E., Chilenski, S. M., Greenberg, M. T., Spoth, R. L., & Redmond, C. (2007). Community and team member factors that influence the operations phase of local prevention teams: The PROSPER Project. Prevention Science, 8, 214-226.
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Toward a comprehensive strategy for effective practitioner-scientist partnerships and larger-scale community benefits.

Spoth, R. L., & Greenberg, M. T. (2005). Toward a comprehensive strategy for effective practitioner-scientist partnerships and larger-scale community benefits. American Journal of Community Psychology, 35(3/4), 107-126.
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Published Research Related to Family Program Recruitment
Rural community partnership recruitment for an evidence-based family-focused prevention program: The PROSPER project.

Meek, J., Lillehoj, C. J., Welsh, J., & Spoth, R. (2004). Rural community partnership recruitment for an evidence-based family-focused prevention program: The PROSPER project. Rural Mental Health, 29(2), 23-28.
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Toward dissemination of evidence-based family interventions: Maintenance of community-based partnership recruitment results and associated factors.

Spoth,R., Clair, S., Greenberg, M., Redmond, C., & Shin, C. (2007). Toward dissemination of evidence-based family interventions: Maintenance of community-based partnership recruitment results and associated factors. Journal of Family Psychology, 21(2), 137-145.
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Published Research Related to Sustained Program Implementation Quality
PROSPER study of evidence-based intervention implementation quality by community-university partnerships.

Spoth, R., Guyll, M., Lillehoj, C. J., Redmond, C., & Greenberg, M. (2007). PROSPER study of evidence-based intervention implementation quality by community-university partnerships. Journal of Community Psychology, Vol. 35, No. 8, 981999.
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Six-year sustainability of evidence-based intervention implementation quality by community-university partnerships: The PROSPER study.

Spoth, R., Guyll, M., Redmond, C., Greenberg, M., & Feinberg, M. (2011). Six-year sustainability of evidence-based intervention implementation quality by community-university partnerships: The PROSPER study. American Journal of Community Psychology, 48(3-4), 412-425.
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Published Research Related to Resource Generation Over Time
Show me your outcomes.

Feinberg, M. (2010). Show me your outcomes. Presentation at PROSPERs Annual Statewide Meeting, Pennsylvania.
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Team factors that predict to sustainability indicators for community-based prevention teams.

Perkins, D.F., Feinberg, M.E., Greenberg, M.T., Johnson, L. E., Meyer Chilenski, S.M., Mincemoyer, C. C., Spoth, R. L. (2011). Team factors that predict to sustainability indicators for community-based prevention teams. Evaluation and Program Planning, 34, 283-291.
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Published Research Related to Benefits to Communities
Extension educators perception of community readiness, knowledge of youth prevention science, and experience with collaboration.

Perkins, D., Mincemoyer, C., & Lillehoj, C. (2006). Extension educators perception of community readiness, knowledge of youth prevention science, and experience with collaboration. Journal of Family and Consumer Science, 98(4), 20-26.
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Improving the reputation of Cooperative Extension as a source of prevention education for youth and families: The effects of the PROSPER Model.

Mincemoyer, C. Perkins, C., Ang, P., Greenberg, M. T., Spoth, R. L., Redmond, C., & Feinberg, M. (2008). Improving the reputation of Cooperative Extension as a source of prevention education for youth and families: The effects of the PROSPER Model. Journal of Extension, 46(1) http://www.joe.org/joe/2008february/a6.php
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The effect of the PROSPER partnership model on cultivating local stakeholder knowledge of evidence-based programs: A five year longitudinal study of 28 communities.

Crowley, D., Greenberg, M., Feinberg, M., Spoth, R., & Redmond, C. (Epub 10-10-11) (2012). The effect of the PROSPER partnership model on cultivating local stakeholder knowledge of evidence-based programs: A five year longitudinal study of 28 communities. Prevention Science, 13(1), 96-105
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Evidence for the Programs on the PROSPER Menu
Published Research Related to Positive Findings for Youth and Young Adults
Protective factors and young adolescent tendency to abstain from alcohol use: Amodel using two waves of intervention study data.

Spoth,R., Redmond,C., Hockaday,C., & Yoo,S. (1996). Protective factors and young adolescent tendency to abstain from alcohol use: Amodel using two waves of intervention study data. American Journal of Community Psychology,24(6), 749-770.
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Randomized trial of brief family interventions for general populations: Adolescent substance use outcomes four years following baseline.

Spoth,R., Redmond,C., & Shin,C. (2001). Randomized trial of brief family interventions for general populations: Adolescent substance use outcomes four years following baseline. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology,69(4), 627-642.
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Reducing adolescents' aggressive and hostile behaviors: Randomized trial effects of a brief family intervention four years past baseline.

Spoth,R., Redmond,C., & Shin,C. (2000). Reducing adolescents' aggressive and hostile behaviors: Randomized trial effects of a brief family intervention four years past baseline. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,154, 1248-1257
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Brief family intervention effects on adolescent substance initiation: School-level curvilinear growth curve analyses six years following baseline.

Spoth,R., Redmond,C., Shin,C., & Azevedo,K. (2004). Brief family intervention effects on adolescent substance initiation: School-level curvilinear growth curve analyses six years following baseline. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(3), 535-542.
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Reduced health-risking sexual behaviors among young adults through universal family-focused intervention effects on adolescent substance use.

Spoth, R. L., Clair, S., & Trudeau, L. (In press.). Reduced health-risking sexual behaviors among young adults through universal family-focused intervention effects on adolescent substance use. Prevention Science.
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School success through partnership-based family competency training: Experimental study of long-term outcomes.

Spoth, R., Randall, G. K., & Shin, C. (2008). School success through partnership-based family competency training: Experimental study of long-term outcomes. School Psychology Quarterly, 23(1), 70-89.
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Universal intervention as a protective shield against exposure to substance use: Long-term outcomes and public health significance.

Spoth, R., Guyll, M., & Shin, C. (2009). Universal intervention as a protective shield against exposure to substance use: Long-term outcomes and public health significance. American Journal of Public Health, 99(11), 2026-2033.
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Universal Intervention Effects on Substance Use Among Young Adults Mediated by Delayed Adolescent Substance Initiation.

Spoth, R., Trudeau, L., Guyll, M., Shin, C., & Redmond, C. (2009). Universal Intervention Effects on Substance Use Among Young Adults Mediated by Delayed Adolescent Substance Initiation. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 77(4), 620632
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Published Research Related to Positive Findings for Families
Alcohol initiation outcomes of universal family-focused preventive interventions: One- and two-year follow-ups of a controlled study.

Spoth,R., Redmond,C., & Lepper,H. (1999). Alcohol initiation outcomes of universal family-focused preventive interventions: One- and two-year follow-ups of a controlled study. (Invited article for Alcohol and the Family: Opportunities for Prevention [Special issue]) Journal of Studies on Alcohol(Suppl.13), 103-111.
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Direct and indirect latent-variable parenting outcomes of two universal family-focused preventive interventions: Extending a public health-oriented research base.

Spoth,R., Redmond,C., & Shin,C. (1998). Direct and indirect latent-variable parenting outcomes of two universal family-focused preventive interventions: Extending a public health-oriented research base. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology,66(2), 385-399.
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Published Research Related to Positive Findings for Communities
Universal family-focused interventions in alcohol-use disorder prevention: Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses of two interventions.

Spoth,R., Guyll,M., & Day, S.X. (2002). Universal family-focused interventions in alcohol-use disorder prevention: Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses of two interventions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol,63(2), 219-228.
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