Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®)

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

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®) 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 Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®).

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®) as listed below:

As part of the training contract, there is three months of participant-initiated technical assistance (TA) in the form of program and clinical supervision while the trained ART® Group Facilitators implement the program the first time. This TA is not required, but the service is available should it be needed by the individuals.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®) as listed below:

Fidelity measures (checklists) are available for each of the three components of ART®, as well as assessing fidelity to the process for each component. These are available in an Appendix of the ART® book. Checklists are completed by supervisors, administrators, and/or trained peer ART® Group Facilitators.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are no implementation guides or manuals for Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®).

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has been conducted on how to implement Aggression Replacement Training® (ART®) as listed below:

Gundersen, K., & Svartdal, F. (2005). Evaluation of a Norwegian postgraduate training programme for the implementation of Aggression Replacement Training. Psychology, Crime & Law, 11(4), 435-444.