School-Based Prevention Programs for Aggressive Children Improve Behavior
Aggressive Behavior in Teens and Children
Aggressive behavior in children and teenagers is a serious problem, and having violent behavior early in life is strongly associated with injury, later criminal conduct and poorer health as an adult.
A Cochrane Systematic Review that draws data from more than fifty different trials shows that delivering programmes in schools that specifically target at-risk pupils, can have real benefits.
Intervention strategies that aim to reduce violent behavior in school children can either address a whole school or class, or alternatively target the children who already have threatening or aggressive behavior