Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A)

Scientific Rating:
3
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are no pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A).

Formal Support for Implementation

There is no formal support available for implementation of Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A).

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A) as listed below:

Detailed checklists are available from the program representative listed at the end of the entry to assess treatment adherence and therapist competence. Protocol adherence can be measured using session-specific checklists for the concepts, skills, and exercises that are outlined in the session script. Each item is rated on 10-point scales that cover full, partial, or minimal presentation. General Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) facilitator competence are rated using 12 items rated on 10-point scales that assess various general indices of a competent group therapist (e.g., leader expresses ideas clearly and at an appropriate pace, leader keeps group members on task during session). These scales can be rated reliably (intra-class correlation between two raters = .72). Therapists can self-monitor their adherence and competence as checks or sessions can be recorded and rated by supervisors or colleagues knowledgeable in CBT (and ideally the Adolescent Coping With Depression course). Fidelity monitoring services are not offered at this time.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A) as listed below:

The CWD-A therapist manual contains several introductory chapters that provide valuable information for implementing the intervention.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Adolescent Coping With Depression Course (CWD-A).