Improving adolescent health through interventions targeted to parents and other caregivers: a recommendation Journal Article uri icon


  • SUMMARY: The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends person-to-person interventions intended to modify adolescents' risk and protective behaviors by improving their caregivers' parenting skills, on the basis of sufficient evidence of effectiveness in reducing adolescent risk behaviors. These interventions, conducted face-to-face or by telephone, occur outside of clinical settings.

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  • 2012