Educational or Curriculum

Too Good for Violence

Initiative Description: Too Good for Violence Prevention Program (TGFV), a multifaceted interactive intervention. Its instructional strategies emphasize cooperative learning activities, role-playing and various skill-building methods (e.g., modeling, practice, reinforcing, feedback, generalization of skills to other constructs), all aimed at preventing antisocial, aggressive and violent behavior, and promoting healthy decision-making and child development.

Study Results: Increased prosocial skills and students were more positive in their perceptions of emotional competency skills and social and resistance skills.

Reference: Hall, B. W., & Bacon, T. P. (2006). Building a foundation against violence: Impact of a school-based prevention program on elementary students. Journal of School Violence, 4(4), 63–83.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good