Entrepreneurship education: A strength-based approach to substance use and suicide prevention for American Indian adolescents

Date: 2016
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Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  Larzelere-Hinton F, Goklish N, Ingalls A, Craft T, Sprengeler F, McGuire C.
Publisher:  Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health

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This paper describes the development and evaluation of a youth entrepreneurship education program in partnership with one American Indian (AI) community. It details the curriculum, process evaluation results, and the randomized controlled trial evaluating its efficacy for increasing protective factors. Lessons learned may be applicable to other AI communities.

Citation: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2016 Sep 1;23(3):248-270.

Populations:  Youth, Adolescents, Racial and Ethnic Groups, American Indians and Alaska Natives
About Suicide:  Substance Abuse, Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Culturally Based Practices, Cultural Competence, Education and Training
Strategies:  Life Skills and Resilience