The Incredible Years (IY)

Scientific Rating:
1
Well-Supported by Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program The Incredible Years (IY) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for The Incredible Years (IY) as listed below:

There is an agency readiness questionnaire, an Administrator pyramid outlining considerations, a narrative guideline about steps to achieve fidelity, and other materials on the Incredible Years website: http://incredibleyears.com/programs/implementation/.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of The Incredible Years (IY) as listed below:

The following supports are available: phone consultations, Skype consultations, webinars, in person consultation, video reviews, and certification/fidelity check. There is an implementation section on the Incredible Years website: http://incredibleyears.com/programs/implementation/.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for The Incredible Years (IY) as listed below:

There are protocol checklists, process checklists, self-evaluations, self-reflection checklists, and more available on the website (http://incredibleyears.com/resources/gl/) or in the leader manuals.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for The Incredible Years (IY) as listed below:

Comprehensive leader manuals are available at http://incredibleyears.com/programs/implementation/.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has been conducted on how to implement The Incredible Years (IY) as listed below:

  • Webster-Stratton, C. H., Reid, M. J., & Marsenich, L. (2014). Improving therapist fidelity during implementation of evidence-based practices: Incredible Years program. Psychiatric Services. Advance Online Publication. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201200177