Views of the program implementers on the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong

Daniel TL SHEK, Pik Fong TSUI, Sau Man Catalina NG

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Abstract

The evaluation findings based on 209 program implementers of a positive youth development program (the Project P.A.T.H.S.) in 2012/13 academic year are presented in this paper. A validated subjective outcome evaluation scale was used to gauge the views of the program implementers. Results showed that implementers had a favorable impression toward the program, themselves as service deliverers, and program effectiveness. Consistent with the previous findings, perceptions of the program content and implementers were found to be predictive of program effectiveness when combining the data across the three grades. Together with other evaluation findings, the present study provided additional support to the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting the holistic development of the adolescent participants in Hong Kong. Copyright © 2015 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-192
JournalInternational Journal of Child Health and Human Development
Volume8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Citation

Shek, D. T. L., Tsui, P. F., & Ng, C. S. M. (2015). Views of the program implementers on the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 8(2), 181-192.

Keywords

  • Adolescence
  • School
  • Positive youth development
  • Program evaluation