The Student Emotional and Educational Development (SEED) project
Initiative Description: The project included a modularized manual of efficacious and common practice elements for the treatment of mood disorders among adolescents. Each student received weekly individual therapy based on the modular common elements approach coupled with crisis and case management. Nine clinician trainees and one licensed psychological associate provided the therapeutic services
Study Results: 50 % of the adolescents evidenced lower levels of psychological distress at post-assessment when compared to their scores at baseline.
Reference: Michael, K.D., George, M.W., Splett, J.W. (2016) Preliminary Outcomes of a Multi-site, School-based Modular Intervention for Adolescents Experiencing Mood Difficulties. J Child Fam Stud 25: 1903. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-016-0373-1
Level of Evidence: Good