Classroom Community Programs

Second Step

This program is designed to reduce impulsive & aggressive behaviors while building social competence, empathy, and problem solving skills. The lesson content varies by grade level and is organized into three skill-building units covering empathy, impulse control, problem solving, and anger management. Lessons are based on interpersonal situations depicted on 11 x 17 black & white photos and videos. Skills are modeled and role-played.

Audience: pre K - Grade 5
Program author: Committee for Children
Evidence-based: Yes
Number of sessions: 6