Brief report: Moving prevention into schools: The impact of a trauma-informed school-based intervention.

  title={Brief report: Moving prevention into schools: The impact of a trauma-informed school-based intervention.},
  author={Tamar Mendelson and S Darius Tandon and Lindsey M O'Brennan and Philip J. Leaf and Nicholas S. Ialongo},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
Adolescents in disadvantaged communities have high rates of exposure to stress and trauma, which can negatively impact emotion regulation and executive functioning, increasing likelihood of school problems. This pilot study evaluated RAP Club, a 12-session school-based trauma-informed group intervention co-facilitated by a mental health counselor and young adult community member that utilizes evidence-based cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness strategies. Seventh and eighth graders at two urban… CONTINUE READING
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