Initiative Description: Multicultural developmental counseling intervention for 3rd graders. The guidance sessions were held in the students’ homerooms during times that were scheduled by the teachers and the school counselor. The content of these classes was specifically designed to increase positive student-to-student interactions and reduce problem behaviors that these youngsters were experiencing at the
Study Results: Improved social skills; students seemed more tolerant of cultural differences and generally got along better after the intervention.
Reference: D’Andrea, M., & Daniels, J. (1995). Helping students learn to get along: Assessing the effectiveness of a multicultural development guidance project. American School Counselor Association, 30(2), 143-154.
Level of Evidence: Good