ERIC Number: EJ583768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Social Skills Training To Promote Resilience in Urban Sixth-Grade Students: One Product of an Action Research Strategy To Prevent Youth Violence in High-Risk Environments.
Meyer, Aleta L.; Farrell, Albert D.
Education and Treatment of Children, v21 n4 p461-88 Nov 1998
Describes efforts to apply the action-research process to design and evaluate a theory-based program of intervention to reduce and prevent youth violence in high-risk urban environments. Twelve objectives were developed to design and evaluate "Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways," a violence-prevention curriculum for sixth graders. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Action Research, Aggression, At Risk Persons, Behavior Disorders, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Design, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Peer Relationship, Prevention, Resilience (Personality), Theory Practice Relationship, Urban Environment, Violence
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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