Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
TheScientificWorldJOURNAL
Volume 6, Pages 1466-1474
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2006.238
Research Article

Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: Preliminary Objective and Subjective Outcome Evaluation Findings

Quality of Life Centre Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Received 14 August 2006; Revised 4 October 2006; Accepted 4 October 2006

Academic Editor: Joav Merrick

Copyright © 2006 Daniel T.L. Shek.

Citations to this Article [42 citations]

The following is the list of published articles that have cited the current article.

  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Andrew M. H. Siu, and Tak Yan Lee, “Subjective outcome evaluation of the project PATHS: Findings based on the perspective of the program implementers,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 7, pp. 195–203, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Rachel C. F. Sun, “Subjective outcome evaluation of the project PATHS: Qualitative findings based on the experiences of program implementers,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 7, pp. 1024–1035, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Tak Yan Lee, Andrew M. H. Siu, and Hing Keung Ma, “Convergence of subjective outcome and objective outcome evaluation findings: Insights based on the project PATHS,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 7, pp. 258–267, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Hing Keung Ma, “Subjective outcome evaluation of the project PATHS: Findings based on the perspective of the program participants,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 7, pp. 47–55, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Britta M. Lee, “A comprehensive review of quality of life (QOL) research in Hong Kong,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 7, pp. 1222–1229, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Hing Keung Ma, “Evaluation of project PATHS (Secondary 1 program) by the program implementers: Findings based on the full implementation phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 492–501, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Rachel C. F. Sun, and Andrew M. H. Siu, “Interim evaluation of the Secondary 2 Program of Project PATHS: Insights based on the experimental implementation phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 61–72, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Yammy L. Y. Chak, and Candace W. Y. Chan, “School-Related Factors in the Implementation of a Positive Youth Development Project in Hong Kong,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 997–1009, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Hing Keung Ma, and Rachel C. F. Sun, “Interim evaluation of the Tier 1 Program (Secondary 1 Curriculum) of the Project PATHS: First year of the full implementation phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 47–60, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Andrew M. H. Siu, Tak Yan Lee, Chau Kiu Cheung, and Raymond Chung, “Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project PATHS: Objective outcome evaluation based on a randomized group trial,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 4–12, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Rachel C. F. Sun, “Implementation of a Positive Youth Development Program in a Chinese Context: The Role of Policy, Program, People, Process, and Place,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 980–996, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Rachel C. F. Sun, and Daniel W. M. Lung, “Evaluation of Project P.A.T.H.S. (Secondary 2 Program) by the program implementers: Findings based on the Experimental Implementation Phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 536–546, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, “Enthusiasm-Based or Evidence-Based Charities: Personal Reflections Based on the Project PATHS in Hong Kong,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 802–810, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Tak Yan Lee, “A Case Study on the Implementation of a Positive Youth Development Program (Project PATHS) in a Changing Education Policy Environment,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 1010–1026, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Tak Yan Lee, and Rachel C. F. Sun, “Process evaluation of the implementation of the Secondary 2 Program of Project PATHS in the experimental implementation phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 83–94, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Rachel C. F. Sun, and Candace W. Y. Chan, “Evaluation of Project P.A.T.H.S. (Secondary 2 Program) by the program participants: Findings based on the Experimental Implementation Phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 526–535, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, “Evaluation of the Tier 1 Program of Project PATHS: Secondary data analyses of conclusions drawn by the program implementers,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 22–34, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, Hing Keung Ma, Rachel C. F. Sun, and Daniel W. M. Lung, “Process evaluation of the Tier 1 Program (Secondary 1 Curriculum) of the Project PATHS: Findings based on the full implementation phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 35–46, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Rachel C. F. Sun, “Helping adolescents with greater psychosocial needs: Evaluation of a positive youth development program,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 575–585, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Tak Yan Lee, “A Case Study on the Implementation of a Positive Youth Development Program (Project PATHS) in Hong Kong: Learning from the Experimental Implementation Phase,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 1047–1062, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Ching Man Lam, “What Makes a Good Program? A Case Study of a School Admitting High Academic Achievers,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 1027–1036, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, “Evaluation of Project PATHS in Hong Kong: Triangulation of findings based on different evaluation strategies,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 8, pp. 1–3, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, “Using Students’ Weekly Diaries to Evaluate Positive Youth Development Programs: Are Findings Based on Multiple Studies Consistent?,” Social Indicators Research, vol. 95, no. 3, pp. 475–487, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, “Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project PATHS: Findings Based on the First 2 Years of Program Implementation,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 9, pp. 539–547, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Catalina S. M. Ng, “Qualitative Evaluation of the Project PATHS: Findings Based on Focus Groups with Student Participants,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 9, pp. 691–703, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T.L. Shek, Catalina S.M. Ng, and Pik Fong Tsui, “Qualitative evaluation of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: Findings based on focus groups,” International Journal on Disability and Human Development, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 307–313, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Andrew M. H. Siu, and Daniel T. L. Shek, “Secondary Data Analyses of Conclusions Drawn by the Program Implementers of a Positive Youth Development Program in Hong Kong,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 10, pp. 238–249, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, “Objective Outcome Evaluation of the Project PATHS in Hong Kong: Findings Based on Individual Growth Curve Models,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 10, pp. 182–191, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Rachel C. F. Sun, “Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project PATHS: Findings Based on Three Years of Program Implementation,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 10, pp. 1509–1519, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Andrew L. Luk, Annah M. L. Au, Leong, Michelle M. X. Zhu, Lau, Tammy C. P. Wong, and Nancy W. I. Lei, “Effectiveness of a positive youth development program for secondary 1 students in Macau: A pilot study,” TheScientificWorldJournal, vol. 11, pp. 1089–1100, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Chung Kwan Ackie Cheungpp. 1–206, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Cecilia M. S. Ma, “Impact of the Project PATHS in the Junior Secondary School Years: Individual Growth Curve Analyses,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 11, pp. 253–266, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T. L. Shek, and Cecilia M. S. Ma, “Longitudinal Data Analyses Using Linear Mixed Models in SPSS: Concepts, Procedures and Illustrations,” Thescientificworldjournal, vol. 11, pp. 42–76, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Tak Yan Lee, “Construction of an Integrated Positive Youth Development Conceptual Framework for the Prevention of the Use of Psychotropic Drugs among Adolescents,” The Scientific World JOURNAL, vol. 11, pp. 2403–2417, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel Tan-Lei Shek2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T.L. Shek, and Lu Yu, “A stakeholder-collaborative evaluation of intervention for students with greater psychosocial needs,” International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 223–230, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T.L. Shek, Lu Yu, and Alex C.W. Chan, “Interim evaluation of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: Continuation of evidence,” International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 207–212, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • D.T.L. Shek, and R.C.F. Sun, “The Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Development, Training, Implementation, and Evaluation,” Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. S2–S9, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Andrew L. Luk, Chan, and Sydney X.X. Hu, “Macau, world capital for gambling: A longitudinal study of a youth program designed to instill positive values,” Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 1, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T.L. Shek, “Is Subjective Outcome Evaluation Related to Objective Outcome Evaluation? Insights from a Longitudinal Study in Hong Kong,” Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, vol. 27, pp. S50–S56, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Daniel T.L. Shek, Lu Yu, and Cecilia M.S. Ma, “The students were happy, but did they change positively?,” International Journal on Disability and Human Development, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 505–511, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Ling Tan, Jinglu Chen, Tiansheng Xia, and Jingchu Hu, “Predictors of Suicidal Ideation Among Children and Adolescents: Roles of Mental Health Status and Meaning in Life,” Child & Youth Care Forum, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar