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Parenting Wisely

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Service
       Family Support
       Parent Education
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems

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

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Program Overview

Parenting Wisely is a self-administered, interactive, multimedia CD-ROM program that seeks to improve parenting skills, family communication, and mutual support, supervision, and discipline with the ultimate goal of reducing family conflict and child behavior problems. The program targets parents with children ages 9 to 18.

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Program Reviews

The Parenting Wisely 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:

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)

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