Certified Incredible Years® Trainers
Incredible Years® Trainers are authorized to lead workshops nationally and internationally and to do ongoing consultation with therapists, group leaders, and mentors regarding parent, teacher and child programs. They have been trained by founder Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton, and work closely with her in regard to program implementation and ongoing research.
Certified/Accredited Incredible Years® Trainers
Carolyn Webster-Stratton, M.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.,
Carolyn is available to train in any of the Incredible Years® programs, but typically trains in the newer programs such as the Autism, Attentive Parenting, Baby, and Incredible Beginnings programs
(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
Parent Programs (Baby, Toddler/Preschool, Home Coaching, Autism) Siri Gammelsaeter
(Trainer) Parent Program (Toddler/Preschool), (Mentor) Peer Coach Training Program
Clinical child psychologist. Leader of the team working with The Incredible Years Program in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic In Trondheim, Norway. She is a certified group leader in the parent program, and has worked with parent groups since 2000. She has worked with Dr. Moerch as a supervisor for the parent group leaders in the Norwegian research trial. She has now started her training as a group leader in the Dinosaur treatment program for children. Her earlier work experience is as a school psychologist and as a clinical psychologist in the psychiatric outpatient clinic for children and in different Childrens hospitals (somatic wards).
Parent Program (Toddler/Preschool, School Age), Peer Coach Training Peter Loft
(Trainer) Parent Program (Toddler/Preschool, School Age, Advance), Dina Small Group Treatment, Teacher Classroom Management, and Classroom Dina Programs
Peter is a Social Worker. He is certified as both a parent group leader, child dinosaur group leader - treatment and prevention, and teacher group leader. He has offered these programs as treatment programs for families with children with diagnosed problems with defiant disorder and conduct problems, at the University of Washington Parenting Clinic. He is a certified trainer in the parent program, the small group Dina Dinosaur program, the Classroom-based Dina Dinosaur program, and the Teacher Classroom Management program. He has trained people in the US, UK, and worldwide.
Parent Programs (Toddler/Preschool, School Age, Advance, Autism), Dina Small Group Treatment and Classroom Dina Programs, Teacher Classroom Management, Incredible Beginnings, Peer Coach Training Jamila Reid
(Trainer) Dina Small Group Treatment, Teacher Classroom Management, and Classroom Dina Programs
Dr. Jamila Reid is a clinical child psychologist who worked at the University of Washington Parenting Clinic with Dr. Webster-Stratton from 1997-2010. From 2010 to 2016 she worked as a consultant for Incredible Years Inc. as a trainer for the Child and Teacher Incredible Years Programs. She traveled around the world to offer workshops to new group leaders and to provide consultation and support to group leaders, mentors, and researchers. She also worked in Seattle at several mental health agencies offering Dinosaur School Treatment groups and consulting with parents and teachers of children with challenging behaviors. In 2017 she started working full time for Incredible Years Inc, as Operations Manager. Her work involves organizing training schedules, providing dissemination and clinical consultations, conducting video reviews for accreditation, overseeing financial issues, supporting mentors and trainers, as well as delivering some workshop trainings. She works closely closely with Carolyn and the IY team in problem solving group leader, mentor, agency and country dissemination issues and assuring quality program delivery and optimal intervention outcomes. Her 20 years of clinical and research experience with IY programs makes her uniquely qualified to promote fidelity program delivery.
Teacher Classroom Management, Incredible Beginnings, Dina Small Group Treatment and Classroom Dina Programs, Peer Coach Training Stephen Scott
(Trainer Emeritus) Parent Program (Preschool)
Child Psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital, London, England and a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry. He has been involved in running Incredible Years parenting groups since 1991, initially for children referred to the conduct problems clinic he runs. He has been a certified group leader since 1994. Since then he has directed a multicenter trial of the basic parenting program for clinically referred children that used regular clinic staff as therapists. He has provided extensive supervision for these therapists. The results showed a large reduction in antisocial behavior and were published in the British Medical Journal, July 2001. Currently his team is conducting a randomized controlled trial funded by the Department of Health of the Basic program used preventively in primary schools. A separate project is bringing it to voluntary sector workers in the London area. He runs training workshops at the Maudsley Hospital for the London area.
Trainer Emeritus, Parent Program (Preschool) Kimberlee Shoecraft
(Trainer) Parent Programs, Small Group Dina Therapy Program
Kimberlee Shoecraft, MSW, began her work with Incredible Years in 2006 by providing the Incredible Years® parenting groups for the WA state child welfare population. Since then, she has trained and provided clinical consultation for thousands of group leaders all over the world. Kimberlee’s background includes psychiatric social work, evidence-based program training, implementation, and dissemination in WA state as well as, working in several African and Middle Eastern countries on the training and dissemination of social service programs.
Parent Programs (Baby, Toddler/Preschool, School Age, Home Coaching, Attentive Parenting), Dina Small Group Treatment, Incredible Beginnings