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KidsMatter for Students with a Disability: Evaluation Report
  • Katherine L Dix, Flinders University
  • Jo Shearer, Flinders University
  • Phillip Slee, Flinders University
  • Christel Butcher, Flinders University
KidsMatter (KM) is an Australian national primary school mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative. It was recently trialed in 100 schools across Australia during 2007 and 2008, with an evaluation report published in 2009. The South Australian Minister for Education has now commissioned further analyses of the findings, focusing on children with a disability in South Australia. This new report examines whether there is a correlation between students with a disability and mental health problems, whether implementation and engagement processes differed for parents and teachers of students with a disability, and the impact of the program on students with a disability and their parents.
  • Primary school,
  • Children,
  • Disabilities,
  • Mental health,
  • School children,
  • Evaluation
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Katherine L Dix, Jo Shearer, Phillip Slee and Christel Butcher. "KidsMatter for Students with a Disability: Evaluation Report" (2010)
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