Year: 2000 Source: Communicating Nursing Research, (2000), p.3359-3375 SIEC No: 20031205

In this article, the author highlights the Reconnecting Youth (RY) Prevention Research Program. After clarifying the meaning of indicated prevention, she reviews what was learned from 1) descriptive studies of adolescents; 2) screening, instrumentation, & recruitment studies; 3) creating preventive interventions; & 4) experimental studies of various RY prevention approaches. She concludes with the impact of this program of research & anticipated future directions. (60 refs)