Project

A Study of “Discipline in the Secondary Classroom:” A Positive Approach to Behavior Management

Authors : Patti Schank

Efficacy study of Discipline in the Secondary Classroom, a positive and proactive approach to classroom management developed by Safe & Civil Schools conducted in 50 high schools in 2 states. Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2018-2023

Effectiveness Study of Tools for Getting Along, Teaching Students to Problem Solve

Authors : Patti Schank

Large-scale study of a social problem-solving curriculum in grade 4-5 classrooms of 60 elementary schools. » Read more about this project on SRI.com Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2016-2021

Project SECURE: Keeping Kids Safe in San Francisco Unified School District

Authors : Patti Schank

Implementation and evaluation study of trauma-informed universal (Second Steps), secondary (Bounce Back), and tertiary supports (districtwide behavior support team) in 30 elementary schools in one urban school district. Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: National Institute for Justice Dates: 2017-2021

Efficacy Study of Foundations, School-wide Positive Discipline for Middle Schools

Authors : Patti Schank

Efficacy study of Foundations, a schoolwide positive and proactive behavioral intervention developed by Safe & Civil Schools conducted in 60 middle schools in 3 states. » Read more about this project on SRI.com Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2016-2021

Statewide Evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority’s Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives

Authors : Patti Schank

Contract (funded by California’s Proposition 63 funds) with RAND Corporation to evaluate and provide technical assistance to Suicide Prevention, Stigma and Discrimination Reduction, and Student Mental Health initiative programs Lead Investigator: Michelle Woodbridge Funder: RAND Dates: 2012-2015

Efficacy Study of Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools

Authors : Patti Schank

Efficacy study of the Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Trauma in Schools program for students experiencing traumatic stress in 12 middle schools of one urban school district. Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2011-2016

Efficacy Study of Check & Connect

Authors : Patti Schank

Efficacy study of Check & Connect, a dropout prevention program, in 5 high schools of one suburban school district. Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Mary Wagner Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2012-2017

Effectiveness Study of First Step to Success

Authors : Patti Schank

Large-scale effectiveness study of First Step to Success, an early intervention program for children in grades 1-3 with antisocial or aggressive behaviors, conducted in 48 elementary schools of 5 states. Lead Investigators: Mary Wagner, W. Carl Sumi Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2006-2011

National Behavior Research Coordination Center

Authors : Patti Schank

Research coordination center that worked closely with four university-based behavior research centers in conducting randomized trials of interventions for students with severe behavior problems in grades 1-3. Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2004-2009

Reducing Exclusionary Discipline in Arkansas Early Childhood Programs

Authors : Patti Schank

Study of the policies and initiatives to prevent early childhood programs’ use of exclusionary practices and promote children’s social emotional growth in Arkansas’s Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)-funded programs conducted in collaboration with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education (AR DCCECE) and the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP). » … Continue reading Reducing Exclusionary Discipline in Arkansas Early Childhood Programs