After Second Step: Student Success Through Prevention
Initiative Description: a program aimed at reducing bullying, physical aggression, and peer victimization among students with disabilities, intervention students showed a positive increase in willingness to intervene in bullying situations and academic outcomes.
Study Results: Students with disabilities in the intervention schools reported a statistical and clinical significant increase in willingness to intervene in bullying incidents
Reference: Espelage, D. L., Rose, C. A., & Polanin, J. R. (2016). Social-emotional learning program to promote prosocial and academic skills among middle school students with disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 37(6), 323-332. doi:10.1177/0741932515627475
Level of Evidence: Very Good