July 2012, Child Trends: The Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully (LINKS) database aims to help decision makers identify the most effective out-of-school time programs and avoid programs that do not work. LINKS is an online compendium of more than 575 experimental evaluations of social interventions for children and young adults. This fact sheet highlights programs for adolescents and/or young adults that have relatively sizeable impacts for at least one outcome. This Fact Sheet, identifies out-of-school time programs for adolescents or young adults that have statistically significant positive impacts on select outcome categories. Outcome categories include behavior problems, substance use, reproductive health, social-emotional health, life skills, education, and physical health. Link to pdf Fact Sheet
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