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Topic:  Behavior Problems


The program aims to address or prevent behavior-related outcomes, broadly defined, such as acting out in the classroom, antisocial behaviors, and other internalizing or externalizing behavior problems at school or in the home.


Proven Programs


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Child-Parent Centers

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

DARE to be You

Early Head Start

Incredible Years

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

New Hope Project

Nurse Family Partnership


Promising Programs


Child Development Project

Cognitive Relaxation Coping Skills

Creating Lasting Family Connections

Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.)

Head Start

Parents as Teachers

Reaching Educators, Children, and Parents (RECAP)

Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP)

Seattle Social Development Project

Second Step Violence Prevention

Social Decision Making / Problem Solving

Syracuse Family Development Research Program


Proven / Promising Programs


Family Foundations

Infant Health and Development Program

Quantum Opportunity Program (QOP)


Other Reviewed Programs


Across Ages

Aggression Replacement Training

Al's Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices

Behavioral Monitoring and Reinforcement Program

Brief Strategic Family Therapy

Child FIRST

Community of Caring

Connect with Kids

Coping Power Program

Early Risers 'Skills for Success' Program

Families And Schools Together (FAST)

FAST Track

Functional Family Therapy

Good Behavior Game

I Can Problem Solve

Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP)

Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT)

Lions-Quest Skills for Adolescence

Lions-Quest Working Toward Peace

Multidimensional Family Therapy

Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Open Circle Curriculum

OSLC Treatment Foster Care

Parent Child Development Center

Parenting Wisely

Parenting With Love and Limits

PeaceBuilders

The Peacemakers Program: Violence Prevention for Students in Grades 4-8

Peers Making Peace

Positive Action

Preventive Treatment Program

Primary Mental Health Project

Project ACHIEVE

Project SUCCESS

Project Venture

Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS)

Reconnecting Youth (RY)

Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways (RIPP)

Say It Straight Training

School Transitional Environmental Program

Schools and Families Educating Children (SAFE Children)

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

Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14

The Think Time Strategy

Too Good for Violence

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy