Program Name/Age, Grade Evaluated

Program Description

Outcomes

Personal and Social Assets

Features of Positive Developmental Settings

Bullying Prevention

Programc,d

Grade: 4th–7th Norway; 5th–8th U.S. equivalent (universal)

Location: School

Sessions: 9–12 hrs/mon for one year

Content: 32-page booklet included information on the scope, cause, and effects of school bullying and detailed suggestions for reducing and preventing it. Abbreviated bullying info to families with school-age children. A 25-minute video with vignettes of bullying situations. Students completed a brief questionnaire related to bullying to increase awareness and promote discussion of the problem

↓ 50 percent or more in bully/victim problems for boys and girls across all grades (4–9), with more marked effects after 2 years than after 1 year

(sleeper effects)

Psychological

emotional

social

Positive social norms; physical and psychological safety; opportunities for skill building



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