Incredible Years Parent and Child Programs for Maltreating Families
Several aspects of the evidence-based IY BASIC parenting series make it particularly effective for families involved with child welfare due to maltreatment. The programs make extensive use of video modeling methods, showing a vignettes of families from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds with a variety of parenting styles and child temperament and development. The observational modeling and practice training approach is more effective learning for some of these families than the more cognitive, verbal training approaches.
Bibliography: Webster-Stratton, C. 2014. Published in Evidence-based approaches for the treatment of child maltreatment. Vol.3: Child Maltreatment Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy S.G. Timmer and A.J. Urguiza, Editors. 2014, Springer, New York.