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05/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Education
MHP Steps: Implementation
Country of Origin: United States
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website

Evaluation: Yes
Available Formats: Online
Free: No
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Individual and Organisation
Tool Type: Programme

Tool Description

Based on over 20 years of research and classroom application, the award-winning SECOND STEP program integrates academics with social and emotional learning. Children from preschool through eighth grade learn and practice important skills, such as anger management, cooperation, respectful behavior, and problem solving. These skills help decrease students' negative and violent behaviors—fighting, name-calling, and stereotyping—helping to return the focus of classroom time to where it belongs: learning. Children also learn to recognize and respect people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and ethnicities. These essential life skills will help students in the classroom, on the playground, and at home.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: General use in one country
Tool mainly used in: United States
Stage of Development: Well established
Evaluation and Research: Studies/Technical Data available
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: No information found

Contact Details

Organisation Name: Committee for Children
Address: 568 First Avenue South, Suite 600
Address Line 2: Seattle, Washington
Postal Code: 98104
Country: United States
Email: clientsupport@cfchildren.org

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