Online from: 2006
Subject Area: Health and Social Care
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|Author(s):||Judy Hutchings, (Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Early Intervention, School of Psychology, Bangor University Gwynedd, UK), Frances Gardner, (Clinical Psychologist and Professor in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention and Co-Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK)|
|Citation:||Judy Hutchings, Frances Gardner, (2012) "|
|Keywords:||Child conduct problems, Children, Implementation, Parenting interventions, Parents, Randomised trials|
|Article type:||Conceptual paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/17466661211213652 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a selective, UK-focused review of recent literature on effective interventions for preventing and reducing conduct problems in 3-8 year olds; and to update the chapter in the Sutton
Design/methodology/approach – The authors provide a narrative review of the risk factors for conduct disorder.
Findings – The review describes risk factors for conduct disorder in this age range and presents an approach to selecting effective programmes. It describes some of the better quality evidence-based interventions in this age range that have been disseminated and successfully implemented in the UK.
Originality/value – The review provides an update of the accumulating evidence for interventions aimed at preventing and reducing conduct problems in the 3-8 year old age group. It introduces innovative models designed for service delivery and examines lessons learned from implementation of these programmes. The paper provides recommendations that paper can be used by service providers to help make informed decisions and offer effective programmes to families.
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