Health and Education Resource Centre
Globally, 150 million adolescents report being victims of or engaging in peer-to-peer violence in and around school. One strategy to reduce this risk is to occupy youth in afterschool programs (ASP). Yet, the question remains: how does peer group composition affect the effectiveness of an ASP?
After-school programs (ASP) that keep youth protected while engaging them in socio-emotional learning might address school-based violent behaviors.