Steps to Respect
Blueprints Program Rating: Promising
A 12-14 week anti-bullying curriculum, plus a grade appropriate literature unit, delivered to third to sixth grade students to reduce bullying and destructive bystander behaviors, increase prosocial beliefs related to bullying, and increase social-emotional skills.
Initial Training and Technical Assistance
Self-facilitated training for Steps to Respect is included with the curriculum. The Committee for Children offers on site staff training should schools prefer this option. The cost is $1,500 plus travel.
Curriculum and Materials
The Initial School-wide Kit costs $859 and includes a Program Guide and three grade-level kits, one each for the targeted grades. Additional grade-level kits are available for $249 each.
Other Start-Up Costs
If a school chooses to provide the training outside the normal school day, there may be costs for teacher time.
Intervention Implementation Costs
Ongoing Curriculum and Materials
Steps to Respect is implemented by teachers during the regular school day.
Other Implementation Costs
Implementation Support and Fidelity Monitoring Costs
Ongoing Training and Technical Assistance
On-going training is self-facilitated. In addition, repeats of the onsite training are available for $1,500 plus travel. This can be used as a booster or to train new teachers.
Fidelity Monitoring and Evaluation
Ongoing License Fees
Year One Cost Example
Below is an example of Year One costs for an elementary school to implement Steps to Respect in each of 2 classes at grades 4, 5, and 6, each class with 25 students. Training would occur during professional development days.
With the program reaching 150 students the first year, the cost per student in this example would be $24.