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. https://doi.org/10.1300/J202v04n04_05.
Level of Evidence: Very Good