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Posts about Friend to Friend
Published November 12, 2020 in Research in action
Read about how partnering, coaching and training have changed with CHOP's Friend to Friend school bullying prevention program during COVID-19.
Published October 15, 2020 in Research in action
Learn how CHOP's Friend to Friend team adapted its in-person elementary school bullying prevention program for a virtual setting.
Decreasing Aggression in Schools: CHOP’s Friend to Friend Program Expands Across the Philadelphia School District
Published August 6, 2019 in Research in action
Read a selection from a CHOP Research Institute Cornerstone blog about a new National Institutes of Health grant that will allow for the expansion of Friend to Friend, a school-based relational aggression intervention designed specifically for 3rd to 5th grade girls.
Published June 13, 2016 in Research in action
CHOP's Friend to Friend program has been proven effective for reducing the relational aggression of urban African-American 3rd to 5th grade girls. New research shows that the positive impact of the program extends to the entire classroom, including male students, non-aggressive female students, and even teachers, by channeling the influence of aggressive girls in a positive way and allowing them opportunities to hone their leadership skills.
Published November 23, 2015 in Research in action
A recently published study has established CHOP’s Friend to Friend as the first and only relational aggression intervention to demonstrate a decrease in relationally-aggressive behaviors among urban minority girls that continued at least a year after the conclusion of the program.