Targeted Age of Child: 6-12
Targeted Audience: Recently separated single mothers whose children are at risk of internalizing and externalizing conduct disorders
Effectiveness Within Racial/Ethnic Groups, Gender and Settings:
Program Description: This program is designed to prevent internalizing (e.g. anxiety, depression) and externalizing behaviors (e.g. delinquency, violence) and promote healthy child adjustment by teaching parents effective parenting practices including encouragement, limit setting, problem-solving, monitoring and positive involvement. The program incorporates the demonstration of strategies to decrease coercive exchanges with children and teach use of positive reinforcement to promote prosocial behavior.
Number of Sessions and Format: 14 weekly group sessions
Staffing: Session conducted by two trained group facilitators
Registry Listings: SAMHSA
Marion S. Forgatch, Ph.D.
Implementation Sciences International, Inc.
2852 Willamette Street, #172
Eugene, OR 97405