Evidence-Based Programs

Amazing Me Program

The Amazing Me Program is an evidence-based program designed to help children between the ages of 9 and 11 build self-esteem, body confidence, and eliminate weight-based bullying and teasing. This school-based curriculum satisfies national educational health requirements and provides tools for teachers to implement in 4th and 5th grade classrooms.

The Amazing Me program teaches students to be kind to themselves, their bodies, and others.

Current Research

Funded by the Dove Self-Esteem Project, we are now partnering with schools in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area to pilot the curriculum in 4th and 5th grade classrooms. With this pilot study, our goal is to help children build self-esteem and body confidence. We also want to learn more about how the Amazing Me Program works with different teachers, students, and classrooms.

Interested Schools and School Districts

The goals of the Amazing Me Program are to help children build self-esteem, body confidence, and eliminate bullying and teasing based on body weight, shape, or size.

Schools and districts interested in the curriculum should contact the Amazing Me Program Principal Investigator, Dr. Marisol Perez, at AmazingMeProgram@asu.edu

Grants

Dove Self Esteem Project

Principal Investigator: M. Perez