Incredible Years Parenting Program - Dinosaur Social Skills Program
15 or 16 week parenting program that was designed (by Carolyn Webster-Stratton) to help parents learn new ways of managing their 6 - 8 year old children’s challenging behaviour; it helps parents improve their relationships with their children. Facilitators use a variety of techniques, including videotapes of parent-child interactions, to demonstrate effective strategies. Previous research on the Incredible Years Parenting Program demonstrates that:
The Incredible Years Parenting Program has complementary child (Dinosaur Social Skills) groups:
Coping Power is a well-established social-cognitive intervention program for children aged 9 - 12 and their parents, developed by Dr. John Lochman and colleagues. The clinic-adapted 15 week program is supported by evdience and the full program has undergone much evaluation describing its effectiveness in reducing disruptive childhood behaviour (Lochman & Lenhart, 1993; Lochman & Wells, 2003, 2004).