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15/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Education
MHP Steps: Implementation
Country of Origin: United States
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website

Evaluation: Yes
Available Formats: Paper Based
Free: No
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Individual and Organisation
Tool Type: Programme

Tool Description

ICPS serves as an effective violence prevention program by helping children think of nonviolent ways to solve everyday problems. ICPS has proven to be extremely effective in helping young children learn to resolve interpersonal problems and prevent antisocial behaviors. It is a self-contained program that involves the use of games, stories, puppets, and role plays to make learning enjoyable. Each lesson contains a teacher script, reproducible illustrations, and a list of readily available materials.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: General use in one country
Tool mainly used in: United States
Stage of Development: Well established
Evaluation and Research: Referenced widely
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: No information found

Evaluation Description

ICPS was selected as a model prevention program by the Departments of Education and Justice in the 1999 Annual Report on School Safety. It was also selected as an exemplary mental health program by the National Association of School Psychologists. Based on 25 years of meticulous research, ICPS has proven to be extremely effective in helping young children learn to resolve interpersonal problems and prevent antisocial behaviors.

Contact Details

Organisation Name: Research Press
Address: P.O. Box 9177
Postal Code: Champaign, IL 61826
Country: United States
Email: rp@researchpress.com

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