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Reach for Success: An Initial Evaluation of Implementation Quality in School Settings


Abstract Anxiety is one of the most common psychiatric disorders among children yet characterized by lower use of mental health services. Preventive efforts have demonstrated promise in the ability to reduce anxiety symptoms. However, as evidence-based interventions move into real-world settings, there is a need to systematically examine potential implementation factors that may affect program outcomes. The current study investigates the relations between different aspects of implementation and their effect on outcomes of a school-based preventive intervention targeting anxiety symptoms. Specifically, the study examines: (1) the measurement of quality of delivery, (2) specific relations among implementation components, (3) relations between these fa... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Chiapa, Amanda (Author) / Pina, Armando (Advisor) / Dishion, Thomas (Committee member) / Wolchik, Sharlene (Committee member) / Grimm, Kevin (Committee member) / Berkel, Cady (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Clinical psychology / anxiety intervention / fidelity / implementation evaluation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 119 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Psychology 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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