skip to main content
Resource type Show Results with: Show Results with: Index

Assessing the effectiveness of the ‘Incredible Years ® parent training’ to parents of young children with ADHD symptoms – a preliminary report

Trillingsgaard, Tea ; Trillingsgaard, Anegen ; Webster‐Stratton, Carolyn

Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, December 2014, Vol.55(6), pp.538-545 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

Full text available online

View all versions
Citations Cited by
  • Title:
    Assessing the effectiveness of the ‘Incredible Years ® parent training’ to parents of young children with ADHD symptoms – a preliminary report
  • Author/Creator: Trillingsgaard, Tea ; Trillingsgaard, Anegen ; Webster‐Stratton, Carolyn
  • Subjects: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ; Adhd ; Young Children ; Parent‐Training ; Effectiveness ; Benchmarking
  • Is Part Of: Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, December 2014, Vol.55(6), pp.538-545
  • Description: This study examined the effectiveness of an evidence‐based parent training program in a real‐world Scandinavian setting. Parents of 36 young children with or at risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder () self‐referred to participate in the Incredible Years Parent Training Program () through a Danish early intervention clinic. Using a benchmarking approach, we compared self‐report data with data from a recent efficacy study. Eight out of nine outcome measures showed comparable or higher magnitude of effect from pretest to posttest. Effects were maintained or improved across six months. The methodology of this study exemplifies a rigorous but feasible approach to assessing effectiveness when evidence‐based protocols are transferred into the existing Scandinavian service delivery. Findings suggest that can be implemented successfully as an easy‐access early intervention to families of children with or at risk of .
  • Identifier: ISSN: 0036-5564 ; E-ISSN: 1467-9450 ; DOI: 10.1111/sjop.12155