Incredible Years

Program Overview

Reducing Challenging Behaviors in Children

Horizon Counseling and Education Center is now offering The Incredible Years programs for parents and teachers. This evidence based prevention program reduces challenging behaviors in children and increases their social and self-control skills.

Goals of the Incredible Years Prevention Program

This program promotes social competence and prevents, reduces, and treats aggression and related conduct problems in babies, toddlers, young children, and school-aged children.

  • Ages 0-12 months - The Incredible Years Parents and Babies program supports parents and their babies. The Parents & Babies program consists of a 6-part program focused on helping parents learn to observe and read their babies' cues and learning ways to provide nurturing and responsive care including physical, tactile, and visual stimulation as well as verbal communication.
  • Ages 1-3 - The Incredible Years Parents and Toddlers Program supports parents and builds optimal parenting skills. The Parents & Toddlers program consists of an 8-part program focused on strengthening positive and nurturing parenting skills. Each program.
  • Ages 3-6 - This training is comprised of 4 Programs. The program focuses on strengthening parenting skills and consists of components which build upon one another.
  • Ages 6-12 - This series focuses on the importance of promoting positive behaviors, interpersonal issues such as building social skills, and effective praise.