Peer reviewed research evidence papers
Bruene-Butler, L., Hampson, J., Elias, M. J., Clabby, J. F., & Schuyler, T. (1997). The improving social awareness-social problem solving project. In G. Albee & T.G. Gullotta (Eds.) Primary prevention works: Issues in children and families’ lives (Vol. 6, pp.239-267). Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.
Elias, M. J. (2004). The connection between social-emotional learning and learning disabilities: Implications for intervention. Learning Disability Quarterly, 27, 53-63.
Elias, M. J., Gara, M. A., Schuyler, T. F., Branden-Muller, L. R., & Sayette, M. A. (1991). The promotion of social competence: Longitudinal study of a preventive school-based program. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 6, 409-417.
Elias, M. J., Gara, M., Ubriaco, M., Rothbaum, P., & Clabby, J. (1986). The impact of a preventive social problem solving intervention on children’s coping with middle-school stressors. American Journal of Community Psychology, 14, 259-275.
Has a cost benefit study been undertaken and published?