U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. 2004?. Parenting wisely. Rockville, MD: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 4 pp.
Annotation: This fact sheet describes the Parenting Wisely intervention, a self-administered, multimedia CD-ROM program designed to reduce family conflict and child behavior problems by improving parenting skills and enhancing family communication and mutual support, supervision, and discipline. The program, which targets parents with children ages 9-18, has been designated an Exemplary Model Program by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Program details are presented under the following categories: brief background, recognition, Institute of Medicine classification, intervention type, content focus, protective factors, risk factors, inteventions by domain, key program approaches, outcomes, evaluation design, delivery specifications, intended setting, fidelity, barriers and problems, personnel, education, personnel training, cost, intended age group, intended population, gender focus, replication information, and contact information.
Contact: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Room 4-1057, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (240) 276-2420 E-mail: Web Site: http://beta.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/offices-centers/csap Available from the website.
Keywords: Adolescents, Model programs, Parenting, Psychosocial development, School age children, Substance abuse prevention