What risk and protective factors does the Incredible Years DINA Classroom Curriculum target?

Protective Factors Targeted for an Increase

  • School Opportunities for Prosocial Involvement
  • School Rewards for Prosocial Involvement
  • Interaction with Prosocial Peers
  • Emotional regulation
  • Social skills & positive friendships
  • Effective problem solving
  • Positive relationships and teaching from parents and teachers

Risk Factors Targeted for a Decrease

  • Poor Academic Performance
  • Low School Commitment
  • Favorable Attitudes Towards Antisocial Behavior
  • Child aggressive behavior
  • Poor problem solving skills
  • Poor social skills & emotion literacy
  • Early initiation and persistent conduct problems
  • Low academic readiness
  • Poor relationships with parents, teachers and peers