Author(s): Carolyn Webster-Stratton
Guidelines and strategies for parents to promote children’s social and emotional competence. A book for parents of children aged 2-8 years.
Includes new chapters on promoting a child's social and emotional competence and ways to help children be successful in school. This handbook provides parents with guidelines not only to help prevent behavior problems from occurring but also with strategies to promote children's social and emotional competence.
Newly revised in 2006.
Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, is the founder of the Incredible Years® Series for Parents, Children, and Teachers. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and nurse practitioner. During her time at University of Washington, Dr. Webster-Stratton was Director of the UW Parenting Clinic. Thirty three years ago she began developing and researching the Incredible Years programs. She has conducted numerous randomized control group studies to evaluate the effectiveness of intervention programs for promoting social and emotional competence, school readiness skills and preventing conduct problems in high risk populations. She has also evaluated teacher, parent and child treatment programs for children diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder and ADHD. The Incredible Years programs have been delivered in more than twenty four countries.