61. The Role of Rapport Building on Adolescents and Young Adult Research Engagement: An Evaluation from the Push Study

Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) aged 15 to 34 are frequently targeted for adolescent-focused treatment and prevention interventions due to the high rates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in this age range. However, most research fails to examine how connection with staff improve AYAs ’ engagement in such interventions. This analysis aimed to better understand how successful rapport building between coaches’ and participants in the Providing Unique Support for Health (PUSH) Study is associated with research engagement.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research