Slow but Steadily Program
Initiative Description: A classroom-based SEL program consisting of 21 developmentally appropriate 45-60 minute sessions delivered weekly by shcoll psychologists over the course of 1 school year. Activities emphasized learning by doing through interactive and reflexive experiences
Study Results: The program led to gains in social-emotional competencies and a reduction in internalizing and externalizing problems.
Reference: Raimundo, R., Marques‐Pinto, A., & Lima, M. L. (2013). The effects of a social–emotional learning program on elementary school children: The role of pupils’ characteristics. Psychology in the Schools, 50(2), 165-180. doi:10.1002/pits.21667
Level of Evidence: Good