Sheppard G Kellam
Affiliation: American Institutes for Research
- Effects of a universal classroom behavior management program in first and second grades on young adult behavioral, psychiatric, and social outcomesSheppard G Kellam
American Institutes for Research, 921 E Fort Avenue, Suite 225, Baltimore, MD 21230, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S5-S28. 2008..This article reports on impact to ages 19-21...
- A framework for understanding "evidence" in prevention research and programsSheppard G Kellam
Center for Integrating Education and Prevention Research in Schools, American Institutes for Research, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 3835, USA
Prev Sci 4:137-53. 2003..The more widely the vision of the prevention field is shared, and the more the various qualities and rules of evidence are accepted and implemented, the better the quality will be of prevention research and programs...
- Impact of the Good Behavior Game, a universal classroom-based behavior intervention, on young adult service use for problems with emotions, behavior, or drugs or alcoholJeanne M Poduska
American Institutes for Research, 921 E Fort Avenue, Suite 225, Baltimore, MD 21230, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S29-44. 2008..The GBG was tested in a randomized field trial in 19 elementary schools with two cohorts of children as they attended first and second grades. This article reports on the impact of the GBG on service use through young adulthood...
- The impact of two universal randomized first- and second-grade classroom interventions on young adult suicide ideation and attemptsHolly C Wilcox
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street CMSC 346, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S60-73. 2008..The Good Behavior Game (GBG) was directed at socializing children for the student role and reducing aggressive, disruptive behavior. Mastery Learning (ML) was aimed at improving academic achievement. Both were implemented by the teacher...
- Major depressive disorder in a population of urban, African-American young adults: prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and unmet mental health service needNicholas Ialongo
Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 809, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
J Affect Disord 79:127-36. 2004....
- The good behavior game and the future of prevention and treatmentSheppard G Kellam
Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Addict Sci Clin Pract 6:73-84. 2011..We discuss the role of the GBG and possibly other universal prevention programs in the design of more effective systems for promoting children's development and problem prevention and treatment services...
- The effect of two elementary school-based prevention interventions on being offered tobacco and the transition to smokingYan Wang
Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard Street, Room 163, Baltimore, MD 21201, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 120:202-8. 2012..Specifically, we examined whether the interventions' effect on survival to first use was via the reduction of offers to smoke and/or through preventing the transition from first offer to smoking...
- The impact of the Good Behavior Game, a universal classroom-based preventive intervention in first and second grades, on high-risk sexual behaviors and drug abuse and dependence disorders into young adulthoodSheppard G Kellam
Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 786, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
Prev Sci 15:S6-18. 2014..Findings were not significant but generally in the predicted direction. A universal classroom-based prevention intervention in first- and second-grade classrooms can reduce drug abuse and dependence disorders and risky sexual behaviors. ..
- Barriers to children's mental health servicesPamela L Owens
Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:731-8. 2002..To examine the characteristics associated with barriers to children's mental health services, focusing on the effect of children's psychosocial problems on parents...
- Utility of TOCA-R scores during the elementary school years in identifying later violence among adolescent malesHanno Petras
Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:88-96. 2004..To evaluate the utility of a teacher-rating instrument (TOCA-R) of aggressive behavior during elementary school years in identifying boys at risk for later violence...
- Higher Childhood Peer Reports of Social Preference Mediates the Impact of the Good Behavior Game on Suicide AttemptAlison R Newcomer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 550 N Broadway Room 921, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
Prev Sci 17:145-56. 2016..These results suggest that positive childhood peer relations may partially explain the GBG-associated reduction of risk for suicide attempts and may be an important and malleable protective factor for future suicide attempt. ..
- Polygenic Score × Intervention Moderation: an Application of Discrete-Time Survival Analysis to Model the Timing of First Marijuana Use Among Urban YouthRashelle J Musci
Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
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- Suicidal behavior among urban, African American young adultsNicholas Ialongo
Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:256-71. 2002..Despite the severity of most attempts, few attempters received mental health services in their lifetime or at the time of their most recent attempt...
- Depressed mood and the effect of two universal first grade preventive interventions on survival to the first tobacco cigarette smoked among urban youthYan Wang
Office of Policy and Planning, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 W Baltimore St, HSF 1, Suite 618, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 100:194-203. 2009..Variation in the relationship between depressed mood and first cigarette smoked by gender and grade was also examined...
- A randomized controlled trial of two primary school intervention strategies to prevent early onset tobacco smokingCarla L Storr
Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health, 624 N Broadway 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 66:51-60. 2002..57, 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.34-0.96; adjusted relative risk for FSP/control contrast=0.69, 95% CI, 0.50-0.97). Results lend support to targeting the early antecedent risk behaviors for tobacco smoking...
- Reducing aggression and impulsivity through school-based prevention programs: a gene by intervention interactionRashelle J Musci
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Rm 806, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House 850t, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
Prev Sci 15:831-40. 2014..However, replication of these results is necessary before firm conclusions can be drawn...
- Methods for testing theory and evaluating impact in randomized field trials: intent-to-treat analyses for integrating the perspectives of person, place, and timeC Hendricks Brown
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S74-S104. 2008..Practical strategies for reducing model complexity, checking model fit, and handling missing data are discussed using six randomized field trials to show how these methods may be used across trials randomized at different levels...
- Developmental epidemiological courses leading to antisocial personality disorder and violent and criminal behavior: effects by young adulthood of a universal preventive intervention in first- and second-grade classroomsHanno Petras
University of Maryland College Park, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S45-59. 2008..From first through seventh grade the developmental trajectories of 2311 students from 19 Baltimore City Public Schools were examined. We report the GBG impact on these trajectories and ASPD and violent and criminal behavior by age 19-21...
- Effects of a universal classroom behavior program in first and second grades on young adult problem outcomesSheppard G Kellam
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S1-4. 2008
- Developmentally inspired drug prevention: middle school outcomes in a school-based randomized prevention trialC Debra M Furr-Holden
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 17710 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 73:149-58. 2004..042). This study adds new evidence on intervention-associated reduced risk of starting illegal drug use. In the context of 'gateway' models, the null evidence on marijuana is intriguing and merits attention in future investigations...
- Predictors of early initiation of vaginal and oral sex among urban young adults in Baltimore, MarylandDanielle C Ompad
Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
Arch Sex Behav 35:53-65. 2006..In light of the rates of oral and anal sex, sexual education and intervention programs should address the risk for unintended consequences of these behaviors...
- REDUCING VIOLENCE BY JOINING EDUCATION AND PREVENTIONSheppard Kellam; Fiscal Year: 2002..Over the past 16 years, the parents, schools, teachers, and our Board have endorsed random or balanced assignment of children, teachers, and schools in the interest of rigorous evaluation of education and prevention work. ..
- Development and Malleability from Childhood to AdulthoodSheppard Kellam; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Prevention Services in Schools for Early Drug Abuse RiskSheppard Kellam; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..