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4th R Curriculum

About This Resource

The 4th R is an interactive classroom curriculum that aims to reduce youth dating violence by addressing youth violence and bullying, unsafe sexual behavior, and substance use. The program is rated Promising. The program was shown to significantly lower physical dating violence rates among boys. However, there was no significant difference in physical peer violence, substance use or condom use between the control and intervention groups.

Crime Solutions from National Institute of Justice Registry

Rating: No Effects

Link: Program Profile: Fourth R Curric...

Youth.Gov Program Directory Registry

Rating: Promising

Link: 4th R Curriculum |

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Who This Resource Is For


  • Bullying Prevention
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Violence Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Not Specified / Any
  • Age Range: 

  • High
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Ethnicity: 

  • African American/Black
  • Asian
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Other
  • Community Type: 

  • Rural
  • Urban