Evidence-based prevention programs are proven by research to work. The terms “science-based,” or “research-based” are sometimes used interchangeably.
Evidence-based programs are grounded in sound theory with well-designed evaluation measures to demonstrate their effectiveness. Published, scientific studies generate evidence of the positive results of the intervention. The more often a study is replicated, the stronger the evidence.
The programs are packaged for easy translation to the community setting. When we implement the programs as designed, we can expect positive results.
What are some of the benefits of evidence-based programs?
What evidence-based prevention programs are being offered in South Carolina?
For more information about evidence-based prevention programs for seniors in South Carolina, contact:
South Carolina Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging(803) firstname.lastname@example.orgSouth Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control(803) email@example.com
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