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Title Placement Topic Target Population Sector Military Use Summary
Multisystemic Therapy (MST) Effective-RCT Academic Performance, Antisocial Behavior, Behavioral Problems, Parenting, Relationships Adolescents, Families Community-Based No Multisystemic Therapy (MST), a comprehensive, community-based program, is designed to help reduce adolescent problematic, antisocial, and offending behaviors by focusing on multiple risk factors (e.g., deviant peers, family conflict, skipping school) and protective factors (e.g., pro-social peer relations, skillful parenting, school involvement) that exist within the youth's everyday environment.  
PATHS (Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies) Effective-RCT Antisocial Behavior, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Emotional Competency, Social Competency Children School-based No PATHS® (Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies), a comprehensive school-based program, is designed to encourage social and emotional competencies and prevent violence, aggression, and behavior problems among children.  PATHS also strives to strengthen children's critical thinking skills and improve the classroom climate.
Incredible Years Parenting Program (IYPP) Series Effective-RCT Academic Performance, Behavioral Problems, Emotional Competency, Parenting, School Readiness, Social Competency Parents Community-Based No The Incredible Years® Parenting Program (IYPP) Series, a group of community-based programs*, is designed to strengthen parenting skills; enhance parents’ involvement in their children’s academic and school experiences; improve children’s academic, social, and emotional abilities; and reduce behavioral problems. *Separate fact sheets are available for other Incredible Years programs.  
Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy Effective-RCT PTSD Adults Community-Based Yes Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy is a one-on-one therapeutic treatment for adults who have experienced significant trauma and have consequently received a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Treatment focuses on reducing trauma symptoms, such as hypervigilance, hyperarousal, flashbacks, and related depression and anxiety symptoms.
Cool Kids (Family Version) Effective-RCT Anxiety, Behavioral Problems, Emotional Competency, Parenting, Social Competency Adolescents, Families, Children Community-Based No Cool Kids (Family Version), a family- and community-based, group-treatment program, is designed to help parents recognize and manage their child’s anxiety issues and help youth cope with their own anxiety.
Treatment Foster Care Oregon - Adolescents (TFCO-A) Effective-RCT Academic Performance, Antisocial Behavior, Behavioral Problems, Foster Care, Mentorship, Parenting, Relationships Adolescents, Families Community-Based No Treatment Foster Care Oregon - Adolescents (TFCO-A), formerly known as Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care - Adolescents, is a community-based foster care program that is designed to help youth develop life skills and build positive relationships with pro-social peers and adults and, consequently, return to their birth family's home or move to another long-term familial caregiving environment.  This program also helps parents or caregivers cultivate parenting competencies and skills that could eventually help youth maintain positive changes.
Pathways' Housing First Program Effective-Quasi Alcohol/Drugs/Tobacco, Antisocial Behavior, Behavioral Problems, Case Management, Depression, Employment, Suicide Adults, Veterans Community-Based Yes The Pathways' Housing First Program is designed to immediately supply housing for individuals who are homeless and then introduce participants to supportive services that could address mental and physical health issues, substance use problems, and employment concerns.
Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Effective-Quasi Behavioral Problems, Emotional Competency, Grief & Loss, PTSD, Relationships, Social Competency Children, Parents, Community-Based No Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), also known as Infant-Parent Psychotherapy or Toddler-Parent Psychotherapy depending on the developmental stage of the child, is a community-based program that is designed to help bolster and maintain or heal the child and caregiver relationship.  This program seeks to enhance the child’s sense of safety, promote healthy attachment to the caregiver, and increase social-emotional functioning for the child.
New Hope Project Promising Employment, Life Stress Adults, Families Community-Based, Work Site No The New Hope Project, a community- and work-site based program, was developed to help individuals and families elevate themselves above the monetary poverty line and attain a better quality of life by providing employment opportunities, child care, and insurance services and benefits to individuals and their families.
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Group Lifestyle Program Promising Obesity, Nutrition/Diet, Physical Activity, Parenting Parents Community-Based No Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Group Lifestyle Program, a family- and community-based intervention program, is designed to provide education and active practice in skills that improve parenting regarding nutrition and physical activity patterns.  This program is based on the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) model.
Reaching Educators, Children and Parents (RECAP) Promising Anxiety, Behavioral Problems, Communication, Depression, Emotional Competency, Parenting, Relationships, Social Competency Children, Parents, Providers School-based No Reaching Educators, Children and Parents (RECAP), a school-based skills development program, is designed to address and prevent psychological, social, and behavioral problems among children who are considered to be high-risk.
Safe Child Program Promising Child Abuse, Social Competency Children School-based No The Safe Child Program, a school-based intervention curriculum, is designed to teach young children life skills they can use to help prevent physical, emotional, and sexual abuse by people they know; avoid abduction and abuse by strangers; and increase their personal safety in self-care situations.
Promoting First Relationships (PFR) Promising Emotional Competency, Parenting, Relationships Parents Community-Based No Promoting First Relationships (PFR), a community-based program, is delivered by trained professionals and is designed to foster the growth of healthy, secure relationships between parents or caregivers and young children.  The program is based on the premise that steady and safe relationships can promote self-confidence and social well-being.
Watch, Wait and Wonder (WWW) Promising Depression, Emotional Competency, Parenting, Relationships Parents Community-Based No Watch, Wait and Wonder (WWW), a community-based, infant-led psychotherapy program, is designed to enhance parental sensitivity and reflective capacity, improve mother-infant interactions, and promote the infant's attachment and sense of security.
Step-by-Step Parenting Program Promising Parenting Individuals with Disabilities, Parents Community-Based No The Step-by-Step Parenting Program©, a community- and family-based parenting program, is designed to teach participants necessary and basic child care skills.  
Switch-Play Promising Obesity, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior Children School-based No Switch-Play, a school-based program, is designed to encourage children to avoid extra weight gain and adopt a healthy lifestyle by increasing their physical activity levels and diminishing computer and screen time.  
Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) Promising Early Intervention, Parenting, School Readiness, Sleep, Social Competency Families, Children, Parents Medical setting No The Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP), a comprehensive, family-centered intervention, is designed to reduce the possible negative impact of the newborn intensive care unit (NICU) (e.g., bright lights, frequent interruptions of sleep) and to provide a NICU environment and care system that supports early brain development.  The program's long-term goal is to improve preterm-born children's development.
Marriage and Parenting in Stepfamilies Promising Communication, Parenting, Relationships Parents Community-Based No Marriage and Parenting in Stepfamilies (MAPS), a community-based, parent-education program based on the Parenting Through Change* curriculum, is designed to cultivate healthy adjustment in children by enhancing couples' relationships and parenting practices.  MAPS intends to prevent or reduce common difficulties and issues faced by members of new stepfamilies. *A separate Fact Sheet is available this program.
Open Circle Promising Anger, Behavioral Problems, Bullying, Emotional Competency, Relationships, School Culture, Social Competency Children, Families, Providers, School-based No Open Circle, a school-based prevention program, is designed to address the social and emotional learning needs of children and uses a whole-school approach that encourages cooperation among school community members (i.e., students, teachers, administrators, families, community members, specialists, and support staff).
Shape Up Somerville Promising Obesity, Nutrition/Diet, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior Children Community-Based, Multi-Sector, School-based No Shape Up Somerville, a school- and community-based program, is designed to prevent obesity in children by providing children with opportunities for physical activity and access to nutritious foods and by initiating changes in the school environment, the home setting, and the community.