Adolescent Peer Violence

This study investigated whether a healthy relationships program would improve students' social and emothional skills related to knowledge about violence, critical thinking abou tthe impact of violence, identification of coping strategies, and their acceptability of violence.  The researchers found that the program promotes knowledge, critical thinking, and coping strategies among seventh and eight graders.

Authors: Claire Crooks, Katreena Scott, Ryan Broll, Suzanne Zwarych, Ray Hughes, Davide Wolfe (2015)

Keywords: Adolescents; Bullying; Violence; Adolescent peer relationships

Summary by: Elizabeth Thornley