Recognition for The Incredible Years Programs
The Incredible Years programs have won numerous awards, examples of which include:
SAMHSA's Science and Service Awards 2009: Mental Health Promotion
The Science and Service Awards is a national program to recognize
community-based organizations and coalitions for exemplary implementation of
For more than 100 years, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation has combined direct
service, research, and community development to address the needs of the
most vulnerable people in Minnesota’s Ramsey County. Wilder introduced
Incredible Years Program to the community in 2004. Implementation results
between 2005 and 2008 demonstrate improvement for both parents and children
participating in the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom, Dina Small Group
Therapy, and the Preschool BASIC Parent Programs.
Department of Health and Social Services, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
The Incredible Years Program selected as a Model Program and listed in the National Registry of Effective Prevention Programs (NREPP).
Lisa St. George (fourth from right), Administrative Director of The Incredible Years, accepting the Model Program award from the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention in Washington D.C. on May 17th, 2001.
Also pictured from left: Major General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America; Dr. Ruth Sanchez-Way, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; Hope Taft, First Lady of the State of Ohio; Dr. Joseph H. Autry, III, Acting Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Edward H. Jurith, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy; Rear Admiral Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH, US Deputy Surgeon General; and Dr. Lewis Gallant, Executive Director, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors.
St. Vincent Family Centers
St. Vincent Family Centers has been awarded the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMSHA) 2008 Science and Service Award for Mental Health Promotion. St. Vincent Family Centers was recognized for its implementation of the evidence based, Incredible Years Program.
Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Program (OJJDP)
The Incredible Years parent, child and teacher programs
were selected for dissemination by the United States
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) as an early
violence prevention program.
Blueprints Model Program
Incredible Years was selected as a model program by the Center
for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of
Behavioral Science, University of Colorado at Boulder.
The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
Intervention Summary of Incredible Years Programs (updated review as of 8/2007)
Mental Health Research Scientist Award
In addition to program awards, Professor Webster-Stratton herself is the recipient of the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Award.
The Lela Rowland Award 2002
In May 2002 one of our certified mentors, Dr. Charles O. Tingley, Jr. who brought our parent, teacher and child training programs to his agency -- Northeast Occupational Exchange -- received the Lela Rowland Prevention Award from the National Mental Health Association.
The Lela Rowland Award 1997
The Incredible Years parenting program was selected as the winner of the best prevention programs of 1997 by the National Mental Health Association.
The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
As exemplary and one of the most promising early interventions for preventing delinquency in the United States.
American Psychological Division 12 Task Force
The Incredible Years programs are recommended by American Psychological Division 12 Task Force as a well-established treatment for children with conduct problems.
The Incredible Years parenting programs are recommended by the American Psychological Association Task Force as meeting the stringent "Chambless criteria" for empirically supported mental health intervention for children with conduct problems.
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