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Document Number: 9074

An Outcome Evaluation of the Success for Kids Program - This report presents results for a multisite, quantitative evaluation of the international Success for Kids after-school program. The program seeks to build resilience in children by teaching them to access inner resources and build positive connections with others. The well-known second edition of the Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC-2). The researchers found the program had beneficial effects on virtually every domain covered by the BASC-2. The program had medium to large effects on adaptive skills, social skills, leadership, study skills and communication skills. A summary is also available. (Nicole Maestas and Sarah Gaillot, Rand, November 2010)...

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