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Coping Power Program

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Middle School
     Type of Service
       Parent Education
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Juvenile Justice
       Substance Use and Dependence
       Violent Behavior

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

The Coping Power Program is an aggression prevention program that focuses on contextual parenting processes that can potentially play a role in the development and escalation of behavior problems and also focuses on children's sequential cognitive processing. The program targets children ages 9 to 11 with group sessions for both children and parents.

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Program Reviews

The Coping Power Program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

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