The purpose of this brief is to summarize the ﬁndings from our research review,
which indicated that afterschool programs that follow four evidence-based practices
are successful in promoting young people’s personal and social development (Durlak,
Weissberg, & Pachan, 2010).
APA Citation: Durlak, J. A., & Weissberg, R. P. (2013). Afterschool programs that follow evidence-based practices to promote social and emotional development are effective. In T. K. Peterson (Ed.), Expanding minds and opportunities: Leveraging the power of afterschool and summer learning for student success (pp. 194-198). Collaborative Communications Group, Washington, D.C. Retrieved from http://www.expandinglearning.org/