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Fast Track Project

What’s Happening Now

Fast Track was piloted in four communities: Durham, Nashville, rural Pennsylvania and Seattle. The intervention was based on the hypothesis that improving child competencies, parenting effectiveness, school context, and school-home communications will, over time, improve psychopathology from early childhood through adulthood. Researchers continue to evaluate the long-term impacts of this comprehensive intervention.

Fast Track Overview

Looking for Data?

The Data section offers an extensive amount of information on the data instruments used in the study. Technical Reports are available for each instrument, many having multiple reports. The primary report (first year used) includes information on the nature of the measure scaling, differences between study groups, and recommendations for use in analyses.

Requesting and Using Fast Track Data

Recent Publications

Godwin, J., & Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group. (2020). The Fast Track intervention’s impact on behaviors of despair in adolescence and young adulthoodProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(50), 31748-31753.

Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group. (2015). Impact of early intervention on psychopathology, crime, and well-being at age 25American Journal of Psychiatry, 172, 59-70.

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