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ERIC Number: EJ893725
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0161-5653
Connections, Continuity, Dignity, Opportunities Model: Follow-Up of Children Who Completed the I Feel Better Now! Trauma Intervention Program
Steele, William; Kuban, Caelan; Raider, Melvyn C.
School Social Work Journal, v33 n2 p98-111 Spr 2009
This qualitative study illustrates the resilience and posttraumatic growth characteristics (PTG) that were present and distinguished in those children who showed the greatest improvement and sustained gains after completion of the I Feel Better Now! program compared to children who showed statistically significant improvement after program completion but demonstrated the least improvement. The children who saw and sustained the greatest gains had an overall greater percentage of resilience and PTG characteristics cited in the literature. The study indicates that those who had fewer gains would benefit from further interventions focused on building characteristics such as connections, continuity, dignity, and opportunities, and activities that support resilience and PTG. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan