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Systematic Review

Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: 2012

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends person-to-person interventions intended to change adolescents’ risk and protective behaviors by improving their caregivers’ parenting skills. These interventions can be face-to-face or over the phone, and they take place outside clinical settings. Studies included in CPSTF’s review involved interventions that used information or behavioral strategies to improve parenting skills.

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Burrus B, Leeks KD, Sipe TA, Dolina S, Soler R, Elder R, Barrios L, Greenspan A, Fishbein D, Lindegren ML, Achrekar A, Dittus P & Community Preventive Services Task Force. (2012). Person-to-Person Interventions Targeted to Parents and Other Caregivers to Improve Adolescent Health: A Community Guide Systematic Review. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/sites/default/files/assets/caregiver_evidence_review.pdf