Horizon Middle School Mental Health, Counseling, and PBS Affective Education, Recipe for Success

 

Group: Middle school

Description: Regular education classes, 38 minutes weekly for 10 weeks

Results:

  • Students had a 13% decrease in referrals and improved GPA for WhyTry group.
  • There was improvement in attitudes and motivation for the intervention group.
  • There was a decline in the control group.
  • The students especially appreciated responding to prompts in their individual journals.  Class participation during lesson delivery was also outstanding.

Source:

Williams, Leigh. "Horizon Middle School Mental Health, Counseling, and PBS Effective Education, Recipe for Success." Field Research (2009).

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