Raising Healthy Children
Initiative Description: a program for grades 1-3 taught interpersonal problem-solving skills, summer camp for social skills and reading.
Study Results: Increased feelings of connectedness to school and school engagement.
Reference: Catalano, R. F., Haggerty, K. P., Oesterle, S., Fleming, C. B., & Hawkins, J. D. (2004). The importance of bonding to school for healthy development: findings from the social development research group. Journal of School Health, 74(7),252-261.
Level of Evidence: Very Good