PROMEHS is a European KA3 project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (2019-2022) aimed at developing, implementing, and evaluating a school curriculum to promote mental health at school.


DURATION: February 2019 – August 2022

Follow up:  2023/2024: Promoting SEL at kindergarten

Team: Ilaria Grazzani, Valeria Cavioni, Dimitra Drago


The project, which started back in 2008, aims at studying the prosocial and hostile behaviours in cases of bullism, with respect to the socio-emotional competences such as the understanding of emotion, empathy, theory of mind and moral judgment, from the preschool age up to pre-adolescence.

RESEARCHERS: Eleonora Farina and Carmen Belacchi (Department of Science Communication, International and Humanistic Studies – DISCUI, Università degli Studi di Urbino, Italy).

DURATION: ongoing

FIND OUT MORE: Belacchi, C., Farina, E. (2017). Utilitarian and emotion-related components of moral judgement: gender and age effects and the relationship with prosocial and hostile roles in bullying. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1-14, doi:10.1080/17405629.2017.1301254.

Within this project, the UNIMIB team designs and realises the training activities linked to the development of socio-emotional skills at school. In particular, the team: 1) identifies the instruments to measures the socio-emotional competences in 5, 6 and 7 years old children durint the pre-test and the post-test phases; 2) train the people who will conduct the intervention at school; 3) supervise and monitor the training run in the schools.



DURATION: ongoing (May 2019 – May 2022)

The project aimed at sudying the role of emotional understanding, theory of mind and attachment in explaining the different prosocial behaviours in preschool age.

RESEARCHERS: Ilaria Grazzani and Claudia Caprin (Department of Psychology, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy).

DURATION: Jan 2014 – Jan 2017