Initiative Description: a universal violence prevention curriculum delivered one to two times per week over 8 weeks consisting of three components 1) empathy training and perspective-taking 2) impulse control and 3) anger management/interpersonal problem solving resulted in significant reductions in reactive aggression scores.
Study Results: Improved anger management, interpersonal problem-solving skills, impulse control.
Reference: Hussey, D. L., & Flannery, D. J. (2007). Implementing and evaluating school-based primary prevention programs and the importance of differential effects on outcomes. Journal of School Violence, 6(2), 117-134. doi:10.1300/J202v06n02_07
Level of Evidence: Very Good