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Workplace-based disability management programs for promoting return-to-work
  • Authors Ulrik Gensby, Thomas Lund, Krystyna Kowalski, Madina Saidj, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen, Trine Filges, Emma Irvin, Benjamin C. Amick III, Merete Labriola
  • Published date 2012-11-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 8
  • PLS Title Little conclusive evidence about the effectiveness of workplace disability management programs in promoting return to work
  • PLS Description The share of the working-age population relying on disability and sickness benefits has tended to increase in OECD countries, resulting in negative impacts for the individuals concerned, their families, their employer and society more generally. Workplace disability management (WPDM) is a comprehensive and cohesive employer based approach to managing complex needs of people with a work disability within a given work environment. This review assesses the effectiveness of workplace disability management programs in promoting return to work. It focuses on successful job maintenance and return to work (RTW).
  • Title Workplace-based disability management programs for promoting return-to-work
Group-based parent training programmes for improving parental psychosocial health
  • Authors Jane Barlow, Nadja Smailagic, Nick Huband, Verena Roloff, Cathy Bennett
  • Published date 2012-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Review Plain language summary Previous version
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 15
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  • PLS Title Group-based parent training programmes improve the short-term psychosocial wellbeing of parents but impact is not sustained
  • PLS Description This review examines the impact of group-based parenting programmes on aspects of parental psychosocial health such as anxiety, depression, guilt and confidence.
  • Title Group-based parent training programmes for improving parental psychosocial health
Interventions to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting in African countries
  • Authors Rigmor C. Berg, Eva Denison
  • Published date 2012-06-28
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 8
  • PLS Title Interventions to reduce female genital mutilation/cutting affect attitudes, not practices
  • PLS Description FGM/C interventions aim to reduce the occurrence of FGM/C among practicing communities. This review examines the empirical research on the effectiveness of FGM/C interventions. The review also examines the contextual factors that may help explain the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of such interventions.
  • Title Interventions to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting in African countries
Home-based child development interventions for pre-school children from socially-disadvantaged families
  • Authors Sarah Miller, Lisa K. Maguire, Geraldine Macdonald
  • Published date 2012-01-03
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 1
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  • PLS Title Home-based interventions do not improve child development outcomes for preschool children from socially disadvantaged families
  • PLS Description This review examines the effectiveness of home-based interventions aimed primarily at improving developmental outcomes for preschool children from socially disadvantaged families.
  • Title Home-based child development interventions for pre-school children from socially-disadvantaged families
  • Spanish PLS Las intervenciones domiciliarias no mejoran los resultados del desarrollo infantil para niños en edad preescolar provenientes de familias socialmente desfavorecidas
  • Spanish PLS Description Los niños pequeños provenientes de entornos familiares desfavorecidos son más susceptibles a tener problemas de desarrollo y salud deficiente. El objetivo de las intervenciones domiciliarias es ayudar a los padres a proporcionar un ambiente familiar de mejor calidad para sus hijos con el fin de prevenir o mitigar estos resultados adversos. Esta revisión examina la efectividad de las intervenciones domiciliarias orientadas principalmente a mejorar los resultados del desarrollo de niños en etapa preescolar que pertenecen a familias socialmente desfavorecidas.
The effects of teachers' classroom management practices on disruptive or aggressive student behaviour
  • Authors Regina Oliver, Daniel Reschly, Joseph Wehby
  • Published date 2011-06-24
  • Coordinating group(s) Education, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 7
  • Issue nr 4
  • PLS Title Effective multi-component classroom management programmes seem to improve student behaviour in the classroom but further research is needed
  • PLS Description Effective classroom management is a preventive approach which establishes a positive classroom environment in which the teacher focuses on appropriate student behaviour. This review studies the effect of multi-component classroom management programmes on disruptive behaviours, and which of the components are most effective.
  • Title The effects of teachers' classroom management practices on disruptive or aggressive student behaviour
  • Spanish PLS Los programas de manejo eficaz del aula con múltiples componentes parecen mejorar el comportamiento de los estudiantes en la sala de clases; sin embargo, se requiere mayor investigación
  • Spanish PLS Description Los comportamientos problemáticos de los estudiantes en el aula normalmente se encuentran asociados a un bajo desempeño académico. El tiempo de enseñanza a menudo se desperdicia intentando controlar los comportamientos problemáticos. El manejo eficaz del aula corresponde a un enfoque preventivo que establece un entorno positivo en la sala de clases, donde el profesor se enfoca en el comportamiento adecuado de los estudiantes. Esta revisión estudia el efecto de los programas de varios componentes para el manejo del aula en el caso de comportamientos problemáticos, además de establecer qué componentes son más eficaces.
Interventions intended to reduce pregnancy-related outcomes among adolescents
  • Authors Lauren S. Scher, Rebecca A. Maynard, Matthew Stagner
  • Published date 2006-12-19
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary Other
  • PLS Title Teen pregnancy prevention programs are mostlyineffective. Multi-component programs may work.
  • PLS Description This review examines the effectiveness of teenage pregnancy prevention programs inlowering sexual activity rates, encouraging the use of contraception, and reducing pregnancy among teens.
  • Title Interventions intended to reduce pregnancy-related outcomes among adolescents
  • Spanish PLS Los programas de prevención del embarazo precoz son mayormente ineficaces, aunque tal vez funcionen aquellos que sean multicomponentes
  • Spanish PLS Description Altas tasas de actividad sexual y de embarazos y partos de mujeres adolescentes, particularmente en Estados Unidos, han llevado a desarrollar una amplia gama de iniciativas para prevenir el embarazo precoz, algunas con énfasis en los métodos anticonceptivos y otras promoviendo la abstinencia sexual como principal medio de reducción de dichas tasas. Esta revisión analiza la eficacia de los programas de prevención de embarazo precoz para disminuir las tasas de actividad sexual, alentar el uso de métodos anticonceptivos y reducir los embarazos entre mujeres adolescentes.
Exercise to improve self-esteem in children and young people
  • Authors Eilin Ekeland, Frode Heian, Kåre Birger Hagen, Joanne Abbott, Lena Victoria Nordheim
  • Published date 2005-10-26
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Review User abstract Plain language summary
  • Volume 1
  • Issue nr 04
  • PLS Title Exercise interventions improves self-esteem in children and young people in the short-term but better research needed
  • PLS Description Psychological and behavioural problems are prevalent among children and adolescents. An improvement in self-esteem is one way of preventing the development of these problems. This review examines the impact of exercise interventions on the self-esteem of children and young people.
  • Title Exercise to improve self-esteem in children and young people
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