Implementation Factors that Predict Positive Outcomes in a Community-based Intervention Program for at-Risk Adolescents

  1. Chloe García Poole 1
  2. Sonia Byrne 1
  3. María José Rodrigo López 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Psychosocial Intervention

ISSN: 1132-0559

Year of publication: 2019

Volume: 28

Issue: 2

Pages: 57-65

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5093/PI2019A4 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Web of Science Cited by: 7 (19-12-2023)
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JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2019
  • Journal Impact Factor: 4.026
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 3.359
  • Article influence score: 0.0
  • Best Quartile: Q1
  • Area: PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY Quartile: Q1 Rank in area: 17/138 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

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  • Year 2019
  • SJR Journal Impact: 1.101
  • Best Quartile: Q1
  • Area: Applied Psychology Quartile: Q1 Rank in area: 54/254
  • Area: Social Psychology Quartile: Q1 Rank in area: 55/326
  • Area: Developmental and Educational Psychology Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 82/361

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  • Year 2019
  • Journal Impact: 2.810
  • Field: PSICOLOGÍA Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 4/112
  • Field: SOCIOLOGÍA Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 1/74


  • Social Sciences: A+

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2019
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 4.8
  • Area: Social Psychology Percentile: 87
  • Area: Developmental and Educational Psychology Percentile: 87
  • Area: Applied Psychology Percentile: 80

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2019
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 1.48
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(Data updated as of 19-01-2024)
  • Total citations: 9
  • Recent citations (2 years): 6
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 2.67


This study examines the impact of the Building My Future program’s implementation variables on attendance rate and on changes in personal, problem-solving, and community competencies. The program is run by local Social Services from Castile and Leon, Spain, and offers opportunities for adolescents to propose and carry out youth-led activities in their community. Data were accumulated from 356 participants, the majority experiencing negative psychosocial conditions, attending a total of 32 groups from 2013 to 2016. Using binary logistic regression and hierarchical linear regression analyses, results showed that having a facilitator with less professional experience, attending larger groups, having a high level of family involvement, and performing fewer modules and fewer extra activities predicted higher attendance rates and more positive task orientation, self-concept, social realization, and problem-solving competencies. Being younger, from an urban area, and having a facilitator with less professional experience predicted a higher score in community integration. These findings reveal that several program implementation components can contribute to the program’s development and effectiveness and can also be considered across multiple programs in this field of practice.

Funding information

This research was supported by Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport grants (FPU13/00063) and by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, under Research Project (PSI2012-32879).

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