Assessing fidelity of core components in a mindfulness and yoga intervention for urban youth: applying the CORE Process

Laura F.eagans Gould, Tamar Mendelson, Jacinda K. Dariotis, Matthew Ancona, Ali S.R. Smith, Andres A. Gonzalez, Atman A. Smith, Mark T. Greenberg

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Abstract

In the past years, the number of mindfulness-based intervention and prevention programs has increased steadily. In order to achieve the intended program outcomes, program implementers need to understand the essential and indispensable components that define a program's success. This chapter describes the complex process of identifying the core components of a mindfulness and yoga program for urban early adolescents through the systematic study of fidelity of implementation of the intervention. The authors illustrate the CORE Process [(C) Conceptualize Core Components; (O) Operationalize and measure; (R) Run analyses and Review implementation findings; and (E) Enhance and refine], based on data gained from a mindfulness and yoga intervention study conducted as a community-academic partnership in Baltimore city.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-81
Number of pages23
JournalNew directions for youth development
Volume2014
Issue number142
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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