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Parental use of physical punishment/harsh and/or erratic discipline practices

Program Goals/Target PopulationParents as Teachers is an early childhood, parent education, and family support program serving families from pregnancy until their children enter kindergarten. The program targets families from all socioeconomic backgrounds and from rural, urban, and suburban communities. It is not intended as an intervention for parents or families ...
Program Goals/Program Theory Tribes is an intensive universal prevention strategy administered in elementary classrooms that is designed to reduce aggressive and violent behavior, reduce risk factors for the development of violent behavior later in life, and increase protective factors that enhance resiliency. This universal prevention strategy is based on the idea ...
Program Goals Alternatives for Families: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF–CBT; formally Abuse-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) is a comprehensive approach to dealing with the effects of child physical abuse, exposure to related abuse, child or family aggression, and hostile family environments by reducing risk factors for future abuse while also helping the affected ...
Program GoalsStaff Training Aimed at Reducing Rearrest (STARR) is a training program for federal community supervision officers providing direct service to clients (that is, offenders under supervision). Its overall goal is to reduce clients’ failure rates and recidivism by training officers to use behaviorally based skills during client interactions. STARR ...
Program Goals Parenting with Love and Limits® (PLL) is designed for adolescent populations with the primary diagnosis of oppositional defiant or conduct disorder. PLL integrates group and family therapy into one system of care. Parents and teens learn specific skills in group therapy and then meet in individual family therapy to ...
Program Goals The mission of Healthy Families America (HFA) is to promote child well-being and prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation’s children through home visiting services. The goals of the program are to: Build and sustain community partnerships to systematically engage overburdened families in home visiting services prenatally or at ...
Program GoalsDARE to be You (DTBY) is a multilevel prevention program aimed at high-risk families with children ages 2–5. The program is designed to lower children’s risk of future substance abuse and other high-risk activities by improving aspects of parenting that contribute to children’s resiliency. DTBY combines three supporting aspects—educational ...
Program GoalsThe U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)–funded Gang Reduction Program (GRP) was a targeted multiyear (2003-08) initiative to reduce crime and violence associated with youth street gangs in a select group of cities throughout the United States. The initiative facilitated collaborations among federal ...
Program Goals The Methodist Home for Children’s Value-Based Therapeutic Environment (VBTE) Model is a nonpunitive treatment model that concentrates on teaching juvenile justice–involved youth about prosocial behaviors as alternatives to antisocial behaviors. The VBTE Model is used in juvenile group homes operated by the Methodist Home for Children (MHC) in North ...
Program TheoryStaying Connected with Your Teen (SCT) (formerly Parents Who Care) is a seven-session universal prevention program that addresses substance abuse and problem behavior in adolescents. The program is based on the social development model (Catalano and Hawkins, 1996), which is shaped by social control theory, social learning theory, and ...
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