Certified Incredible Years® Online Trainers and Mentors
These certified Incredible Years® Mentors and Trainers have been trained by founder Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton to become authorized to provide online group leader training for specific Incredible Years® parent, teacher and/or child program training online. They work closely with Dr. Webster-Stratton to ensure fidelity of training delivery in the online as well as the in-person format. Each trainer is accredited in one or more of the specific online IY training programs.
Certified Incredible Years® Online Trainers & Mentors
Carolyn Webster-Stratton, M.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. Washington, USA
Carolyn is available to train online in any of the Incredible Years® programs, but typically trains in the newer programs such as the Autism and Incredible Beginnings programs
Kimberlee Shoecraft, MSW. Washington, USA
Authorized by IY to train online in the Parent Programs (Baby, Toddler/Preschool, School Age, Home Coaching, Attentive Parenting), Dina Small Group Treatment Program.
Kathleen Corrigan, M.Ed., Ontario, Canada
Authorized by IY to train online in the Teacher Programs (Teacher Classroom Management Program, Incredible Beginnings Program), Classroom Dina Child Program.
(Trainer) Parent Program, Dina Program, Teacher Program
Dr Sue Evans, is a Consultant Child Psychologist. Sue is a certified trainer in many of the Incredible Years parent programs, including the IY Autism and Language Delay programme. Sue is also a trainer in the IY teacher programmes. She is now semi retired from her post as Consultant Child Psychologist for Parenting and Childrens’ Social Competence programmes with a health board in mid Wales. For many years she has offered training and supervision, in a range of IY programmes, to agencies in her local area and also offered training and supervision to agencies across Wales in her prior role as honorary Lecturer at Bangor University. Sue led a team that previously won the NHS Wales award for "Working Seamlessly Across Organizations" in delivering the IY programs in Powys, mid Wales. Sue has been involved in a number of research trials linked to IY programmes.
Since March 2020 Sue has worked with agencies in her local area to deliver IY programmes on line as a way of continuing access to services during the pandemic.
Prior to being involved with IY programmes Sue worked for many years as an Educational Psychologist both in Wales and in England. Her doctoral work involved the development of solution-focused, collaborative consultation groups for teachers
Authorized by IY to train online in the Baby Parenting Program, Autism Parenting Program. Bethan Baker
(Mentor) Parent Program
Bethan is a nurse with 30 years' experience working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. She has been an accredited group leader since 2001, and a Mentor in the Parent program for over 10 years. She is currently the Clinical Lead on the parenting and 0-5 strands of the CYP IAPT programme in Exeter, working with services in the South West end of England who are committed to embed Incredible Years into their work.
Authorized by IY to train online in the Basic Parent Program Jeannie Gordon
(Mentor) Parent Program
Jeannie trained as a psychiatric nurse with both residential and community experience of working with young children, adolescents and their families. Since 1987, she has worked in a multi-agency setting offering parenting programs. Over the last fifteen years she has led the incredible years in Essex. Jeannie is now a director of the Ministry of Parenting CIC, which main company aim involves the delivery of both parent group programs and training. This has led to a growth in parenting support, awareness and parenting programs in Essex. This growth has been in health, education, social services and in the voluntary sector. The project has regularly supported hundreds of families, and many more families have been indirectly supported via the training program.. Jeannie holds an MA in Teaching and she has received numerous awards in recognition of the work that she has done to support parents across Essex. Jeannie also supports the delivery of the incredible years trainings in Kent, Suffolk , Cambridge, Hertfordshire, Peterborough and Buckingham.
Authorized by IY to train online in the Parent Programs (Baby, Toddler/Preschool, School Age, Home Coaching). Susan Lowery O'Connell
(Mentor) Parent Program, Teacher Program
Clinical Psychologist, Trauma Sensitive Schools Trainer, and Consultant working in Northeast Ohio. Susan has extensive experience working with children and families in hospital, private practice, and academic settings. Starting in 2003, she developed and directed Early Childhood Mental Health and School Based Mental Health Programs, using prevention and treatment versions of the Incredible Years. Susan has led Incredible Years Parent and Teacher Groups, and has provided training, supervision and consultation for group leaders. She was selected in 2005 to begin training to serve as Incredible Years Mentor for the state of Ohio, under an initiative designed to increase the use of evidence-based interventions throughout the state. Subsequently, Susan worked with Incredible Years to deliver over 225 trainings for group leaders in the Parent and Teacher Programs throughout Ohio, the Eastern United States, and Canada.
Authorized by IY to train online in the Basic Parent Program Cathy Morrissey
(Mentor) Parent Program
Cathy Morrissey, BSW, M.Ed. has been involved with The Incredible Years Program in various capacities since the mid 1990’s beginning with the Partners Project, a collaborative research project between the University of Washington Parenting clinic and Puget Sound Educational Service District in Seattle. With the inception of the Partners Project Cathy co-led parenting groups for families enrolled in a local Head Start program, including immigrant and refugee populations. Since that time she has also led parenting groups in Colorado, is a certified Mentor in the BASIC parenting program, training over 1000 group leaders in Colorado and other communities. She has also been trained to provide the Teacher Classroom Management (TCM) program, training teachers in Colorado and two other states. Additionally, Cathy’s experience has encompassed work with the child welfare population, program development and services for infants prenatally exposed to drugs and alcohol, prevention work with Head Start and other high risk populations with an overarching emphasis on organization and community engagement and collaboration.
Authorized by IY to train online in the Basic Parent Program and School Age Supplement. Micah Orliss
(Mentor) Dina Treatment Program
Micah Orliss, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. Micah is a faculty member of the Project HEAL program, where he works with children and families exposed to trauma. He specializes in working with infants and children in foster care. He also supervises interns and postdoctoral fellows in CHLA’s APA Accredited pre-doctoral psychology internship and postdoctoral psychology fellowship. As part of his clinical work, Micah has been conducting Dina Small Groups for over ten years and has been a Certified Small Group Dina Leader since 2013 and a Certified Small Group Dina Mentor since 2017. Micah is also trained in the Preschool BASIC Parent Groups, Advanced program, and Attentive Parenting program.
Authorized by IY to train online in the Small Group Dina Child Program. Kate Rhee
(Mentor) Parent Program
Dr Kate Rhee, D.Clin Psy., is a qualified Clinical Psychologist with 25 years-experience working as a Consultant Clinical Lead within the NHS, where she was instrumental in implementing the Incredible Years program. Kate has been leading parent groups since 1999 and has been involved with all levels of IY program implementation both locally and
nationally across the UK. Kate delivers the Preschool & School Age Basic Parenting
Programs and the Home Coach Program. Having retired from the NHS Kate has developed a thriving private practice in the Highlands of Scotland working predominantly
with parents and children. In her clinical practice she continues to lead Incredible Years
parent groups, deliver IY training and consultation and provides supervision, coaching and mentoring in the program working with NHS agencies such as National Education for Scotland.
Authorized by IY to train online in the Basic Parent Program & School Age Basic Parent Program.