Journal article

Service evaluation of the Cool Little Kids parenting program delivered in the community

Emma Jarosz, Jordana K Bayer

ADVANCES IN MENTAL HEALTH | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

Objective: In university-based randomised trials the Cool Little Kids parenting group program for temperamentally inhibited preschool children reduced the risk for anxiety disorders. The present study was a ‘real world’ service-delivery evaluation to assess family effects pre-post intervention. Method: Postgraduate clinical psychology interns received training and supervision from a clinical psychologist to deliver Cool Little Kids in socioeconomically diverse areas of Melbourne, Australia. Service evaluation participants (N = 38) were parents of children in the year before starting school who received an inhibition screening pamphlet at their preschool, self-referred into the program, and c..

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