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Title: Implementation of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in a school with religious background : a case study
Authors: Shek, DTL 
Ng, CSM
Chak, YLY
Keywords: Adolescence
Case study
Implementation quality
Positive youth development
Project P.A.T.H.S.
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Source: International journal of adolescent medicine and health, June 2011, v. 23, no. 4, p. 341–349 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of adolescent medicine and health 
Abstract: This paper reports the findings of a case study that attempted to identify school-related factors influencing the quality of implementation of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong. The case study method was utilized to investigate perceptions of the program implementers of program effectiveness, and to identify the crucial factors for program success in a school with a religious background that admits students with high academic achievement. Findings demonstrated that incorporation of the program into the formal curriculum, good administrative support, efficient management from school, and presence of dedicated teachers contributed to program success. The present findings provide insight for the implementation of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in schools with a religious background.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5570
ISSN: 0334-0139
EISSN: 2191-0278
DOI: 10.1515/IJAMH.2011.031
Rights: ©2011 by Walter de Gruyter. The journal web site is located at http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ijamh
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