Oregon legislator commends PAX Good Behavior Game for reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences
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.
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.
Springfield Ohio schools set to double schools using PAX GBG to prevent mental disorders.
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.
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.
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.