Educational or Curriculum

Listen Protect Connect (LPC)

Initiative Description: Listen Protect Connect (LPC), a school-based program of Psychological First Aid delivered by non-mental health professionals, to support trauma-exposed children.

Study Results: Reduced depressive and posttraumatic stress symptoms from baseline throughout follow-up period. Social support & school connectedness increased significantly.

Reference: Ramirez, M., Harland, K., Frederick, M., Shepherd, R., Wong, M., & Cavanaugh, J. E. (2013). Listen protect connect for traumatized schoolchildren: A pilot study of psychological first aid. BMC Psychology, 1(1), 26.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good