Effects of the WhyTry Social Skills Program on Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders at an Alternative Campus

Group: Alternative high school campus, N. Texas

Results:

  • Students receiving WhyTry had significantly less disciplinary referrals, reduced fighting/aggressive behavior and harassment/bullying behavior
  • Students emotionally showed more internal control, less social stress and anxiety.  
  • Students had greater ability to initiate and sustain action toward goals and increased capacity to find a means to carry out goals. 

Source: 

Wilhite, Shannon, Ph.D. "Effects of the WhyTry Social Skills Program on Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders at an Alternative Campus." Doctoral Dissertation, University of North Texas (2010).

 

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