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Topic:  Mental Health


The program aims to address mental health-related outcomes that impact a child, broadly defined. This includes prevention of or intervention in depression, anxiety, anger, hyperactivity, suicidal ideation, social adjustment, self-esteem, self-efficacy or coping, and improvement of parents' mental health.


Proven Programs


Adolescent Coping with Depression Course

Attachment-Based Family Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Coping with Stress Course

Family Thriving Program

Incredible Years

Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP)


Promising Programs


Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids (ATLAS)

Cognitive Relaxation Coping Skills

Coping Cat

Counselors Care (CARE)

Go Grrrls

Primary and Secondary Control Enhancement Training

Reaching Educators, Children, and Parents (RECAP)

Seattle Social Development Project

Social Decision Making / Problem Solving

Syracuse Family Development Research Program


Proven / Promising Programs


Family Foundations


Other Reviewed Programs


Child FIRST

Children in Between

Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers (EIP)

Family Check-Up

Functional Family Therapy

Multidimensional Family Therapy

Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care

Parenting With Love and Limits

Primary Mental Health Project

Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorders

Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS)

Reconnecting Youth (RY)

SCARE Program

School Transitional Environmental Program

SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) Under 12 Outreach Project (SNAP ORP)

Strengthening Families Program

The Think Time Strategy

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy