The Child Development

Projecta

Age: 11–12

Grade: 3rd–6th

Location: Family and school

Sessions: Integrated curriculum over school year

Content: Cooperative learning, reading and language arts, developmental discipline, school community building, home activities

↑ Peer social acceptance

↓ Alcohol and tobacco use, loneliness and social anxiety; marijuana use, carrying weapons, vehicle theft (high implementation subgroup)

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Belonging; positive social norms; opportunities for skill building; integration with family, schools, and community

Coping and Support

Trainingd

Grade: 9th–12th

(indicated)

Location: School

Sessions: 12-sessions

Content: Group life skills training

↑ Self-control, problem-solving abilities, and perceived family support

↓ Suicide risk behaviors and anger problems

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Emotional and instrumental support; belonging; positive social norms; physical and psychological safety

Coping with Stress

Coursed

Grade: 9th–10th

(indicated)

Location: After school

Sessions: 15, 45 min each

Content: Cognitive intervention to encourage adaptive coping (cognitive restructuring, identify and challenge negative or irrational thoughts)

No significant differences at the end of the intervention, but ↓ cases of “major depressive disorder” or dysthymia (milder depressive disorder) at 12 months postintervention .

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

Opportunities for skill building

Counselor-CARE d

Grade: 9th–12th

(indicated)

Location: School

Sessions: 1, 3.5–4 hrs

Content: Brief assessment and resource identification program using computer program and counselor

↑ Self-esteem

↓ Suicide risk behaviors and anger problems, reports of depression

Psychological

emotional

Emotional and instrumental support



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