The Effects of an Empathy Building Program on Bullying Behavior

Stanbury, Stacey; Bruce, Mary Alice; Jain, Sachin; Stellern, John
January 2009
Journal of School Counseling;2009, Vol. 7, p1
Academic Journal
This article discusses the development, implementation, and effects of a middle school empathy building program that was designed to reduce bullying behavior. Results show that participants in the intervention group reported engaging in significantly less bullying behavior as compared to the control group, and the program was particularly effective for the female participants.


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