What does Promote Care & Prevent Harm do?
We conduct applied research studies on prosocial competence, strengths and behavior. Science is translated into programs for specific school contexts in order to benefit students, schools, communities and eventually society.
Using the scientific method to explore prosocial youth development and school climate (using student perception surveys and staff focus groups sessions)
Reviewing school climate data and making recommendations based on the research evidence to guide school climate change
YOUTH PROGRAMS & PROFESSIONAL DEV TRAINING
Providing research-based programs for youth to change their own school climate and adults to advise youth.
What do we apsire to?
We aspire to be the most transparent research-focused, non-profit organization in education through financial, organizational and research openness. By removing the walls and opening the door to all stakeholders, we believe more positive change will come to those who we serve.
Posting our financials (e.g., 990 form) to guidestar for increased openness and accessibility
Tracking every hour of our time for employees and Fellows to determine ROI and impact
Following COS/BITSS guidelines to increase openness of materials, data, and methods