NIDA New Haven: Building Preventative Group Norms in Urban Middle Schools
This intervention study is developing, conducting and evaluating a new approach to drug and sex-risk prevention in urban middle schools. Working with students and teachers in New Haven, CT, the project compares the standard social development curriculum to one based upon collaborative learning, problem-solving and group consensus.
Susanne Fest, Ed.D., Ethnographer
Federico Cintron, M.A., Ethnographer
Michele Melley, M.A.,Research Associate
Jean J. Schensul, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Bonnie K. Nastasi, Ph.D. , Co-Principal Investigator
Please read the project abstract here.
Nastasi, B. “Life as a Researcher: The Role of a School Psychologist in a Research Setting.” The School Psychologist, Spring 2001, pp. 58-61