Initiative Description: a program implementing mentored peer meditation programs resulted in increased empathy scores, scores on conflict strategies, feeling of school safety, and academic performance.
Study Results: Increased empathy
Reference: DeVoogd, K., Lane-Garon, P., & Kralowec, C. A. (2016). Direct instruction and guided practice matter in conflict resolution and social-emotional learning. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 33(3), 279-296. doi:10.1002/crq.21156
Level of Evidence: Very Good