Aggression Replacement Training®

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Aggression Replacement Training® is a cognitive behavioral intervention program to help children and adolescents improve social skill competence and moral reasoning, better manage anger, and reduce aggressive behavior. The program specifically targets chronically aggressive children and adolescents ages 12-17.

Developed by Arnold P. Goldstein, Barry Glick, and John Gibbs. Aggression Replacement Training® has been implemented in schools and juvenile delinquency programs across the United States and throughout the world. The program consists of 10 weeks (30 sessions) of intervention training, and is divided into three components—social skills training, anger-control training, and training in moral reasoning. Clients attend a one-hour session in each of these components each week. Incremental learning, reinforcement techniques, and guided group discussions enhance skill acquisition and reinforce the lessons in the curriculum.

Aggression Replacement Training® (ART) Resources

Program Measurement (PM) Calculation Spreadsheet Tool for PCCD Quarterly Reporting
(Please carefully review the instructions tab for process and how to save the spreadsheet to attach in Egrants for quarterly reporting)

ART Pre/Post Measures

ART Fidelity Measure

Note About Old ART Quarterly Reporting Tools (Versions 2.3 and older)

  • In December of 2019 the EPISCenter updated the Excel quarterly reporting tool for the ART program.  This update included an alignment with new ART fidelity measurements and the removal of a statisical analysis feature called the Relative Change Index or "RCI".  For organizations seeking information about the old version of the tool, or to explore transferring data from the old version to the new version please contact the EPISCenter at 814-863-2568 or via email at

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