Research References

The SLS approach


SLS methods

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– Tobler, A. L., Komro, K. A., Dabroski, A., Aveyard, P., Markham, W. A., (2011) Preventing the Link Between SES and High Risk Behaviors: “Value-Added” Education, Drug Use and Delinquency in High Risk, Urban Schools”, Society for Prevention Research. Online.