Costs and longer-term savings of parenting programmes for the prevention of persistent conduct disorder: a modelling study
- Differential Risk for Late Adolescent Conduct Problems and Mood Dysregulation Among Children with Early Externalizing Behavior Problems. Okado, Yuko; Bierman, Karen // Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology;May2015, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p735
To investigate the differential emergence of antisocial behaviors and mood dysregulation among children with externalizing problems, the present study prospectively followed 317 high-risk children with early externalizing problems from school entry (ages 5-7) to late adolescence (ages 17-19)....
- A review of parental engagement in parenting interventions and strategies to promote it. Morawska, Alina; Sanders, Matthew R. // Journal of Children's Services;Apr2006, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p29
Despite the importance of increasing engagement and minimising attrition and drop-out in parenting interventions, there is a paucity of empirical evidence examining factors related to engagement and participation. The range of factors examined in relation to engagement is generally limited in...
- Cost-Effectiveness of Childcare Discounts on Parent Participation in Preventive Parent Training in Low-Income Communities. Gross, Deborah; Johnson, Tricia; Ridge, Alison; Garvey, Christine; Julion, Wrenetha; Treysman, Anne; Breitenstein, Susan; Fogg, Louis // Journal of Primary Prevention;Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5/6, p283
We tested the cost-effectiveness of giving low-income parents childcare discounts contingent on their participation in the Chicago Parent Program, a 12-session preventive parent training (PT) program offered at their child's daycare center. Eight centers were matched and randomized to an...
- Pilot Evaluation of the "ACT Parents Raising Safe Kids" Violence Prevention Program. PORTER, BREANNE; HOWE, TASHA // Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma;2008, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p193
The Adults and Children Together (ACT) "Parents Raising Safe Kids" Violence Prevention Curriculum is designed to prevent young children from becoming victims or future perpetrators of violence by helping parents understand the effects of violence on children's development and learn nonviolent...
- A NATION STILL AT RISK. Sticht, Thomas G. // Reading Today;Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p29
The author reflects on the importance of cost-effective methods of providing education and training skills in a nation at risk. The author mentions that the federal government's budget for the Adult Education and Literacy System is less than $575 million. He said that as parents' educational...
- Micro-Costing in Public Health Economics: Steps Towards a Standardized Framework, Using the Incredible Years Toddler Parenting Program as a Worked Example. Charles, J.; Edwards, R.; Bywater, T.; Hutchings, J. // Prevention Science;Aug2013, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p377
Complex interventions, such as parenting programs, are rarely evaluated from a public sector, multi-agency perspective. An exception is the Incredible Years (IY) Basic Parenting Program; which has a growing clinical and cost-effectiveness evidence base for preventing or reducing children's...
- Greening grownups. // Current Health 2;Sep92, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p13
Discusses the impact that `eco-smart' children are having on their parents. Kids' concern about the environment and staying healthy; Parents' bemused reactions; Issues such as smoking, wearing fur, and so forth.
- When your mom or dad is sick. // Current Health 1;Nov91, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p24
Explains how to cope when a parent is ill. Natural reactions, such as shock, guilt, anger and helplessness; Need to communicate one's feelings; How to maintain one's own well-being; Need for family teamwork.
- Raising your parents. Golumbic, C. // Country Living;Feb1992, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p47
Recounts the author's efforts raising his parents as a child. Memories of his dad at an annual softball game; Teaching his parents not to hug or kiss him in public; Learning how to drive with his father; Dating; Current experiences as a dad himself.