2011 Results of Multi-Year Study
The Sioux City Project 2011 data in the three year in school study of over 5,000 middle and high school students, collected and analyzed by Dr. Alan Heisterkamp of WIVP and UNI, and Dr. Michael Fleming of UNI is available here. Some highlights include:
- Youth who believe violence and bullying are wrong:
- Favorable trends on 10 of 18 behaviors (55%)
- Youth likely to observe “others in my school” intervening against violence and bullying:
- Favorable trends on 13 of 18 behaviors (72%)
- Youth willing to intervene against violence and bullying:
- Favorable trends on 12 of 18 behaviors (67%)
- “Minor Behaviors” such as threatening, name calling, spreading rumors, making fun of, insulting decreased in high school students nearly 50% from 2008-2011
- 43% of adults who recalled either the dating violence or domestic violence campaign talked to boys versus just 26% who didn’t
- Adults talking to students influences student perceptions of how wrong here behaviors are and their likelihood of taking action.
- 43% of adults who recalled ither the dating violence or domestic violence campaign talked to boys versus just 26% who didn’t
This is the white paper summarizing the last four years of the Sioux City Project. Here is a link where the white paper can be viewed or downloaded.
This PowerPoint includes an analysis of the multi-partner and multi-systemic model used for the Sioux City Project and its results. Here is a link where the PowerPoint can be viewed or downloaded.