October 2005, Vol. 10, No. 2

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ISSN 1540 5372
October 2005, Vol. 10, No. 2


“Impact Beyond the Profession”

A refereed e-journal designed to integrate, apply, and transmit knowledge about issues of current interest in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Applied Research

The influence of a paraprofessional, home-visitation program on parenting behaviors.
Dawn A. Contreras, Ph.D., Michigan State University Extension.

Development and evaluation of a computer decision exercise for consumer participation in insurance benefit planning.
Marion Danis, M.D., National Institutes of Health, Mike Nowak, MILS, University of Michigan, Ellen Benavides, MHA, Susan Dorr Goold, MD, MHSA, MA, University of Michigan.

Proactive conflict management in community groups.
Debra A. Jones, Utah State University Extension.

Program Articles

Measuring the impact of youth development programs: A national on-line youth life skills evaluation system.
Claudia C. Mincemoyer, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Daniel F. Perkins, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

Building Opportunities: Dressing for Success
Diana Saiki, Ph.D., Ball State University

Sharing the message about early brain development: Georgia’s Better Brains for Babies collaboration
Diane W. Bales, Ph.D., The University of Georgia


A summary of the articles published in this issue.

Feature articles, applied research articles, and program articles are refereed. Book reviews, Perspectives, and the Editor’s Corner reflect the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the individuals or organizations who support FFCI.


Jacquelyn McClelland

Consulting Editors
Carol Schwab
Sandra A. Zaslow

Executive Board
Sarah Ash
Lucille B. Bearon
Angela M. Fraser
Jacquelyn W. McClelland

Associate Editors
Robert H. Flashman
Patricia A. Kendall
Anna Mae Kobbe
April C. Mason

Editorial Associate
Jill H. Steffey

Editorial Board
Shirley L. Baugher
Sherry C. Betts
Lynne M. Borden
Cathy Faulcon Bowen
Bonnie Braun
Donald W. Cobb
Glennie Daniels
Karen DeBord
Evelyn D. DeLoatch
Beth Duncan
Theodore A. Feitshans
Millie Ferrer
Linda Kirk Fox
Sammie G. Garner
Marsha A. Goetting
Jon Peter Hesseldenz
Sarah D. Kirby
Stephen Lilley
Linda L. Manikowske
Michael J. McCann
Mary Clayton-McGlauflin
Judy E. Mckenna
Lydia C. Medeiros
Barbara M. O’Neill
Karen Lynn Poff
Nancy M. Porter
Sam Quick
Jesse J. Richardson, Jr.
Michael Rupured
Alma M. Saddam
Christine W. Smith
Kathleen M. Stadler
Judith L. Warren
Sue E. Williams
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