Initiative Description: Cognitive–behavioral group counseling provided to behaviorally disruptive elementary school children by a social worker.
Study Results: Self‐esteem, perceived self‐control, teacher, and teacher aide grades of classroom comportment significantly improved.
Reference: Larkin, R., & Thyer, B. A. (1999). Evaluating cognitive-behavioral group counseling to improve elementary school students’ self-esteem, self-control, and classroom behavior. Behavioral Interventions, 14, 147-161.
Level of Evidence: Very Good