Citation: Connolly P, Miller S, Kee F, Sloan S, Gildea A, McIntosh E, et al. A cluster randomised controlled trial and evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis of the Roots of Empathy schools-based programme for improving social and emotional well-being outcomes among 8- to 9-year-olds in Northern Ireland. Public Health Res 2018;6(4)


Children who participated in the Roots of Empathy programme were initially rated as more prosocial and exhibiting less difficult behaviour by their teachers, but these effects disappeared over time.