The Strong Kids and Strong Teens programs
Initiative Description: a combination of cognitive-behavioral and affective education techniques, with each lesson containing opportunities for review of prior concepts, instruction and practice of new skills, corrective feedback, generalization activities, and student handouts/worksheets.
Study Results: Resulted in improved social-emotional knowledge and effective coping strategies.
Reference: Merrell, K. W., Juskelis, M. P., Tran, O. K., & Buchanan, R. (2008). Social and emotional learning in the classroom: evaluation of “strong kids” and “strong teens” on students’ social-emotional knowledge and symptoms. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 24(2), 209-224.
Level of Evidence: Good