Evidence for Program Effectiveness
The most frequent questions asked about the G.R.E.A.T. Program are “Is G.R.E.A.T. effective?” and “How do you know if it works?” G.R.E.A.T. is a rarity among youth violence and gang prevention and intervention programs in that it has been subjected to rigorous scientific evaluation and has data to demonstrate that it has a measurable impact on the attitudes and decisions of students who complete the G.R.E.A.T. lessons. Recently, there has been...
Benefits of Having a G.R.E.A.T. Program in Your Community
- The G.R.E.A.T. Program assists in building more-positive relationships between law enforcement and other parts of your community.
- The G.R.E.A.T. Program teaches children to deal more effectively with serious issues affecting their behavior and the community, such as bullying, peer pressure, managing anger, and making good decisions.
- G.R.E.A.T. Program students compared to non-G.R.E.A.T. students showed lower rates of gang involvement and delinquency and less-positive attitudes towards gangs.