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The Incredible Years

About This Resource

A parent, teacher and child social skills training approach to reduce challenging behaviors in children and increase their social and self-control skills. The program is rated Effective. The evaluation reviewed multiple outcomes. Findings revealed that negative parenting practices decreased in the intervention group; there was greater improvement in school readiness measures; classroom atmosphere; child social competence; and stimulation for learning in the treatment group.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Registry
Crime Solutions from National Institute of Justice Registry

Rating: Effective


National Dropout Prevention Center Registry

Rating: Strong Evidence


What Works Clearinghouse Registry

Rating: Positive or Potentially Positive


Cost Information


Who This Resource Is For


  • Behavioral Health
  • Mental Health
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 1
  • Age Range: 

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • African American/Black
  • Asian
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Other
  • Community Type: 

  • Inner City
  • Rural
  • Urban