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The Evaluation of a School Climate Videogame Intervention

  • Study HIC#:2000026033
  • Last Updated:01/23/2022

Brief Summary:

A randomized control trial of a videogame intervention to assess and improve school climate.

  • Age14 years - 19 years
  • GenderBoth
  • Start Date09/23/2019
  • End Date12/31/2020

Trial Purpose and Description

A pilot randomized controlled trial to assess the acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy of a videogame intervention designed to teach teens the skills in restructuring thoughts and then empowering them to take action and improve their school climate.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Must be a current high school student
Willing to provide minor assent
Willing to provide parental consent (if under 18 years old)
Willing to play/use the game/tool for about 45 minutes to 1 hour after school
Willing to answer questions about their experiences in playing the game, questions around school climate, and questions around self-efficacy on an iPad for about 30 minutes
Willing to participate in an optional focus group for about 30 minutes

Exclusion Criteria:

Those that do not meet the criteria aboveĀ 


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