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PeaceBuilders


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Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Indicators
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Early Childhood (0-8)
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Elementary School
       Middle School
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Violent Behavior

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

PeaceBuilders is a violence prevention program that seeks to systematically provide a culture that promotes pro-social behaviors in elementary and middle schools. Through the curriculum and activities, the program encourages students to cooperate, collaborate, work as a team, and reduce aggressive and other negative behavior.

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Program Reviews

The PeaceBuilders 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:

Find Youth Info

OJJDP Model Programs Guide

USDOE: Exemplary and Promising Safe, Disciplined, and Drug Free Schools Programs 2001, pp. 92-94PDF file


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