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Students learn good behavior

he teaching of peace and productivity through the Pax program is paying big dividends at area schools.

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Fighting childhood traumas with community partnerships

Oregon legislator commends PAX Good Behavior Game for reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

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Making good student behavior a game

Over the last three years, the Monroe Community Coalition has worked to identify evidence-based prevention strategies that could be used in Monroe schools to help improve outcomes for kids. Now, it has added the PAX Good Behavior Game to its prevention repertoire.

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Suicide in America

Diane Rehm on NPR.

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Monroe Community Coalition coordinator mixing methods

For more than a decade, Sultan resident Joe Neigel has worked to improve the health of communities throughout Snohomish County using focused, evidence-based strategies meant to help prevent young people from abusing drugs and alcohol.

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Youth mental health forum in Ansonia

The Greater Valley Substance Abuse Action council will host a forum entitled “Mental, Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Young People” on April 5 at 6:30 pm at the Ansonia High School Auditorium.

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Clark County health goals released - Springfield Ohio schools to double schools using PAX GBG

Springfield Ohio schools set to double schools using PAX GBG to prevent mental disorders.

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Testing for Joy and Grit? Schools Nationwide Push to Measure Students’ Emotional Skills

SAN FRANCISCO — The fifth graders in Jade Cooney’s classroom compete against a kitchen timer during lessons to see how long they can sustain good behavior — raising hands, disagreeing respectfully and looking one another in the eye — without losing time to insults or side conversations.

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The case for universal prevention as a solution to the heroin crisis

As you might imagine, working in the field of substance abuse, I have been a part of a few discussions with colleagues about this heroin/opiate crisis our state faces. In a few instances now, this common parable has come up in the conversations. I’ve heard it in a few different iterations, but basically it is a parable about a river.

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Approaches to large-scale, sustainable implementation of evidence-based practices

Dr. Dennis Embry, president of the PAXIS Institute, expounds on entrepreneurial approaches to large-scale implementations of evidence-based practice, including the success of his world-renown Good Behavior Game.

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