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Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
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About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Stressbusters has been rated by the CEBC in the area of: Depression Treatment (Child & Adolescent).

Target Population: Children in grades 3-6

For children/adolescents ages: 8 – 12

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 8 – 12

Brief Description

Stressbusters is a 10-session intervention designed to reduce depressive symptoms and improve coping and functioning in children. The intervention combines group cognitive-behavioral therapy with family education.

Program Goals:

The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.

Contact Information

Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow, PhD
Agency/Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
Phone: (310) 825-0408
Fax: (310) 206-4446

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: May 2016

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: September 2010

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2010