Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)

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Program/Intervention Name

Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)


Parent Engagement, Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement

Program/Intervention Description

Provides skills training for parents dealing with frequently encountered challenges with their children that often result from autocratic parenting styles. Although designed for typical parenting challenges, reviewed studies also targeted families with an abusive parent, families at risk for parenting problems and child maltreatment, or families with a child receiving mental health treatment.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

0-5, 6-12, 13-17, Parent/Adult

Program Goals/Outcomes

Increased positive parenting behaviors

QIC Target Group

General - 3

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 6: General Population

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 3: Emerging Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Don Dinkmeyer, Jr., PhD, NCC


STEP Publishers

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(800) 720-1286

External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)