Evid Based Nurs 10:46 doi:10.1136/ebn.10.2.46
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A cognitive behavioural parenting intervention reduced conduct problems in children and improved parenting skill and confidence

 Q Does a community based cognitive behavioural parenting intervention delivered by a voluntary sector organisation reduce conduct problems in clinically referred children and improve parenting skill and confidence?



randomised controlled trial.




blinded {data collectors, researchers coding videotapes, and data analysts}.*

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6 months.


9 sites (including community and family centres and church halls) in the UK.


76 families with children 2–9 years of age (74% boys) who were referred for conduct problems by primary healthcare workers, social workers, other professionals, or their own families and scored >10 on the Eyberg problem scale. Exclusion criteria were children with severe disabilities or in temporary care, drug addiction in parents, and previous participation in programmes by the Family Nurturing Network.


Webster-Stratton’s Incredible Years parenting programme …

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