Studies in north-western Australia Aboriginal communities identified executive functioning and behavioural regulation as significant issues for children. Exposure to alcohol prenatally and adverse childhood experiences are known risk factors for impaired self-regulation and executive function, these risk factors being present in remote communities. In response, a partnership was initiated to trial a teacher-delivered self-regulation intervention based on the Alert Program®. While student outcomes were assessed, this paper describes the implementation and impact of the intervention on teachers through the five dimensions of the RE-AIM framework (Reach, Efficacy, Adoption, Implementation, Maintenance).
Publication: Journal Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
Date: October 2019
Authors: Wagner, B, Cross, D, Adams, E, Symons, M, Mazzucchelli, TG, Watkins, R, Wright, E, Carpetis, J, Boulton, J, Fitzpatrick, JP