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Adolescents’ knowledge of and stigma towards schizophreniaAuthor(s): Guy Faulkner; Hyacinth Irving; Angela Paglia-Boak; Edward Adlaf (2010)
This summary was created by the Evidence Exchange Network (EENet; formerly OMHAKEN). This and other summaries on mental health and addictions can be found at: www.eenet.ca

"For people living with mental illness, stigma can be a large barrier that prevents improvement in their lives. But little research has been done to understand how stigma emerges in youth. This research explores how adolescent stigma toward people with schizophrenia is related to demographics. It also looks at how much knowledge adolescents have about the mental disorder."

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Effectiveness of mindfulness based interventions for youth in schoolsAuthor(s): Felver, et al. (2015)
This research snapshot was developed by the E-BEST team of Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board: http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/e-best/

Mindfulness‐based interventions have been broadly shown to be
effective for a variety of psycho‐social problems, and may be
effective with youth....many educators are choosing to include mindfulness exercises or practices as part of their classroom routines. A recent systematic review has examined what we know about some of the effects of mindfulness programs in school settings.

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Enhancing Students' Social and Emotional LearningAuthor(s): Joseph A. Durlak ; Roger P. Weissberg; Allison B. Dymnicki; Rebecca D. Taylor; Kriston B. Schellinger
This research snapshot was developed by the E-BEST team of Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and outlines a 2011 meta-analysis of school-based social and emotional learning programs, by Joseph A. Durlak, Roger P. Weissberg, Allison B. Dymnicki, Rebecca D. Taylor, and Kriston B. Schellinger.
http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/e-best/

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Programs in Brief: Positive Action® ProgramAuthor(s): E-BEST, HWDSB (2013)
This "Programs in Brief" was developed by the E-BEST team at the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board. You can view this and other summaries at the HWDSB website: http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/about/research/

Positive Action® is a social and emotional learning (SEL) program
focused on promoting social skills and personal growth in students.

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