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Program/Intervention Name



Child Mental Health - externalizing, Family Support and Placement Stabilization Programs, Sexual Behavior Problems in Adolescents and Children, Social/emotional functioning, Child Mental Health - internalizing, Kinship Support Services

Program/Intervention Description

KEEP SAFE (formerly known as Middle School Success)is a multicomponent intervention aimed at building prosocial skills and promoting placement stability among youths in foster care. The goals of the programare to prevent delinquency and substance abuse. The intervention targets girls in foster care transitioning from elementary school to middle school.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

6-12, 13-17

Program Goals/Outcomes

Internalizing and externalizing problem behaviors, Prosocial behavior, Placement stability, Substance use, Health-risking sexual behavior, Small to moderate mediating effects of prosocial, internalizing, and externalizing behaviors

QIC Target Group

Pre -Target 1

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 4: Foster Care

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 4: Promising Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Patricia Chamberlain, Ph.D


Oregon Social Learning Center

Contact Email

Contact Phone


External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)