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Primary Mental Health Project

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Children not experiencing anxiety or mood disorders, such as depression

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Early Childhood (0-8)
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Child Care / Preschool
       Elementary School
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Mental Health

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

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Program Overview

Primary Mental Health Project is a school-based early intervention program for young children exhibiting signs of school adjustment difficulties, but who have not yet fully developed a serious dysfunction. Through one-on-one therapeutic interventions, the program aims to change risk and protective factors related to social, emotional, and school adjustment for children in preschool through 3rd grade.

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Program Reviews

The Primary Mental Health Project 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:

USDOE: Exemplary and Promising Safe, Disciplined, and Drug Free Schools Programs 2001, pp. 107-109PDF file

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