Literature Review

Initiative Description: Meta-analysis to examine the effectiveness of school-based Cognitive Behavioral Interventions(CBIs) in reducing or preventing aggression in children and youth. Identified 25 articles.

Study Results: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions had larger effect sizes when delivered universally.

Reference: Barnes, T. N., Smith, S. W., & Miller, M. D. (2014). School-based cognitive-behavioral interventions in the treatment of aggression in the United States: A meta-analysis. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19, 311-321

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good