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Rikers Health Advocacy Program (RHAP)

Program Overview


Stephen Magura, Ph.D.


Program Summary

Rikers Health Advocacy Program (RHAP) is an HIV-prevention program designed to produce problem-solving skills among high-risk institutionalized youth. The program is delivered in four 1-hour sessions and features a "Problem-Solving Therapy" approach that focuses on problem orientation, defining and formulating a problem, generating alternative solutions, decision-making, and implementing a solution.


Target Population

The program was designed for high-risk teens, particularly drug users and youth in correctional facilities. It was evaluated with incarcerated, inner-city adolescent males, ages 16 to 18.


Program Setting

The program was designed for high-risk youth in an institutionalized setting. The program was evaluated in a reception and detention facility.


Contact and Availability Information

For curriculum, materials, and pricing information, please contact:

Sociometrics Corporation
1580 W. El Camino Real, Suite 8
Mountain View, CA 94040
Ph: 650-949-3282

For training and support, please contact:

See above

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: No

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: No

Languages available: English