Strong Kids Program- Adaptation
Initiative Description: The culturally adapted Strong Kids program focused on social-emotional skills, dealing with anxiety and understanding and identifying the emotions of self and others. 27 primary school students from Hong Kong participated. The program was successful in significantly reducing problem behaviors among participants.
Study Results: Problem behaviors were significantly less frequent in the treatment group after the program
Reference: Wong, A. S. K., Li-Tsang, C. W. P., & Siu, A. M. H. (2014). Effect of a social-emotional learning programme for primary school students. Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24(2), 56-63.
Level of Evidence: Very Good