The Role of University-Community Partnerships in Promoting Effective, Sustainable Practice Under Real World Conditions
Challenges to delivering evidence-based practice in the “real world” have the potential to undermine their acceptance, efficacy, and sustainability in community settings. The Incredible Years Series is one preventive intervention with demonstrated effectiveness in settings facing multiple dissemination challenges, including Head Start. We established a university-community partnership to deliver Incredible Years Series in a local Head Start, including the Teacher Classroom Management Training Program and the Child Dina Classroom Training Program.
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Bibliography: Shepard, S. A., Silver, R. B., Doctoroff, G., Dickstein, S., & Seifer, R. 2008. Brown University Medical School.