"Lions Quest has provided schools and communities with
the best of what research and experience tell us are sound
programs for positive prevention," Allan Cohen, Ph.D.
Founder and Vice President of the Pacific Institute of Research
Contained in this section are three things:
- Reviews: These are reviews
from objective organizations on the overall effectiveness
of Lions Quest programs.
- Evaluation Results: These
are specific results found by various review organizations
or independent researchers evaluating Lions Quest
- Evaluation Reports: These
are full scientific evaluation reports.
For a quick synopsis of the Impact of Lions Quest programs,
a short report, which outlines:
- What is needed for Positive Youth Development
- How Lions Quest Programs Address Young People's Needs
- Why Lions Quest Programs are Effective
- How Lions Quest Programs Impact Young People
- Examples in Action
U.S. and Canada
Brief: The Effects of Three Lions Quest Programs on
Students' Behaviors and Prosocial Attitudes by
Yael Kidron, Mark Garibaldi, and David Osher.
Outcome Evaluation of Lions Quest Skills for Growing
Grades K-5 by Kim Sehwan and Molly Laird, 1995
- Brandon University (Canada) Study
of SFG and SFA, December 2003
- Addictive Behaviors 28 (2003): Dr. Marvin Eisen's
Evaluation of the Lions-Quest Skills for Adolescence
Year behavior outcomes 2003.
of Project SAVE for LA Webber High School,
Lyndonville, New York (SFA and SFC)
by Dr. Richard Bradley and Dr. Molly Laird,
Evaluation Project: Program Effects for At-Risk Students
(Skills for Action Evaluation) by Dr. Molly
Laird and Steven Black 1999
Skills for Action: Teens, Alcohol, and Other
Drugs (TAOD), from 2006 annual report, U.S. Department
of Education, Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools
Evaluation Report of Student Attitude and Behavior
Changes, Year Three of the Learn and Serve Project
- Executive Summary (Skills for Action Evaluation)
by Dr. Molly Laird, December 2009
Please visit our Program Resources
for evaluation tools to assist with your organization's evaluation
of Lions Quest implementation.