Best practices guidelines for mental health promotion programs: Children & Youth
The Yale–New Haven Primary Prevention Program is an American school intervention program, designed in 1968 for marginalized
children from kindergarten to Grade 4. It focuses on creating a supportive school environment through organizational initiatives.
Key elements of the program include:
- a representative government and management group
- parent participation program and group
- a mental health program and team
- an academic program.
Comer, J. (1985). The Yale–New Haven Primary Prevention Project: A follow-up study. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 24 (2), 154–160.