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School Transitional Environmental Program


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children
Children Succeeding in School

Indicators
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Students performing at grade level or meeting state curriculum standards
Children not experiencing anxiety or mood disorders, such as depression

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       Middle School
       High School
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Mental Health
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

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

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Program Overview

The School Transitional Environmental Program seeks to help students who are at risk for behavioral problems and attend large urban junior or senior high schools that serve predominantly non-white low-income students. The program's roots are in the Transitional Life Events model which theorizes that children are at risk for developing behavior problems when they experience stressful life events, such as changing schools. The program aims to reduce the complexity of school environment, increase peer and teacher support, and decrease students' vulnerability to academic and emotional difficulties.

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Program Reviews

The School Transitional Environmental 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:

Blueprints for Violence Prevention

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