Programs that Work
Open Circle Curriculum
Healthy and Safe Children
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems
Age of Child
Early Childhood (0-8)
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
The Open Circle Curriculum is the classroom component of the Reach Out to Schools: Social Competency Program targeting elementary school students. This curriculum seeks to strengthen social competency skills in communication, self-control, and social problem-solving, to promote the creation of growth-fostering relationships, and to build a sense of community in classrooms and schools.
The Open Circle Curriculum program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: