You Can Do It! Program
Initiative Description: You Can Do It! Education consists of 8 lessons focused on the relationships of thinking feeling and behaving. The lessons were chosen from the program of the original work to accommodate class hours in Japan and adapted to last 45 min each. Lessons consisted of individual activities, group activities, and overall class activities to ensure students’ sustained concentration and interest in the materials. In addition, this study adapted the materials to increase their applicability to Japanese culture and situations involving resilience.
Study Results: The intervention group showed signiﬁcant improvements in resilience and social support.
Reference: Yamamoto, T., Matsumoto, Y., & Bernard, M. E. (2017). Effects of the cognitive-behavioral You Can Do It! Education program on the resilience of Japanese elementary school students: A preliminary investigation. International Journal of Educational Research, 86, 50-58
Level of Evidence: Very Good