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Teaching Skills to Second and Third Grade Children to Prevent Gun Play: A Comparison of Procedures


The authors evaluated the effectiveness of two firearm injury prevention skills programs – the National Rifle Association’s Eddie Eagle GunSafe program and the Behavioral Skills Training procedure – in reducing gunplay behaviors among 8- and 9-year-olds. They found that the children in neither program were more likely than those in the other group to perform the taught skills when in a realistic situation... read more >