Promoting Positive Youth Development Through School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Interventions: A Meta-Analysis of Follow-Up Effects.

@article{Taylor2017PromotingPY,
  title={Promoting Positive Youth Development Through School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Interventions: A Meta-Analysis of Follow-Up Effects.},
  author={Rebecca D Taylor and Eva Oberle and Joseph A. Durlak and Roger P. Weissberg},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2017},
  volume={88 4},
  pages={
          1156-1171
        }
}
This meta-analysis reviewed 82 school-based, universal social and emotional learning (SEL) interventions involving 97,406 kindergarten to high school students (Mage  = 11.09 years; mean percent low socioeconomic status = 41.1; mean percent students of color = 45.9). Thirty-eight interventions took place outside the United States. Follow-up outcomes (collected 6 months to 18 years postintervention) demonstrate SEL's enhancement of positive youth development. Participants fared significantly… CONTINUE READING
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