Initiative Description: The Coping Power Program improved children’s ability to more carefully and accurately identify the reason for peers’ and adults’ reactions towards them and manage their escalating anger when experiencing problems during social interactions.
Study Results: Improved problem-solving skills.
Reference: Lochman, J. E., & Wells, K. C. (2002). Contextual social-cognitive mediators and child outcome: A test of the theoretical model in the coping-power program. Development and Psychopathology,14, 945-967. doi:10.1017.S0954579402004157
Level of Evidence: Good