- The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention
- Crime Prevention and Public Policy
- Developmental and Life-Course Theories of Offending
- Risk and Protective Factors for Offending
- Preventing Crime Through Intervention in the Preschool Years
- Parent Training and the Prevention of Crime
- Child Social Skills Training in the Prevention of Antisocial Development and Crime
- Developmental Approaches in the Prevention of Female Offending
- Community-Level Influences on Crime and Offending
- Disorder and Crime
- Poverty Deconcentration and the Prevention of Crime
- Peer Influence, Mentoring, and the Prevention of Crime
- Comprehensive Community Partnerships for Preventing Crime
- Community-Based Substance Use Prevention
- Schools and Prevention
- Situational Crime Prevention: Classifying Techniques Using “Good Enough” Theory
- High Crime Places, Times, and Offenders
- Crime Displacement and Diffusion of Benefits
- Place-Based Crime Prevention: Theory, Evidence, and Policy
- The Private Sector and Designing Products against Crime
- Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Repeat Victimization and its Prevention
- Implementing Crime Prevention: Good Governance and a Science of Implementation
- The Importance of Randomized Experiments in Evaluating Crime Prevention
- Preventing Future Criminal Activities of Delinquents and Offenders
- Public Opinion and Crime Prevention: A Review of International Trends
- The Science and Politics of Crime Prevention: Toward a New Crime Policy
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This article surveys existing research on parent training programs, which were formed in order to prevent disruptive behavior in children and avoid future delinquency. This article focuses on one of the most recent systematic reviews that study the effectiveness of these programs. It first explains the relevance of parent training programs for policy, and then summarizes previous research on parent training programs, especially home visitation programs and parental management programs. The final sections present the systematic review, its meta-analysis, and the implications of the results.
Alex R. Piquero, PhD, is Ashbel Smith Professor in the Program in Criminology in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, & Undergraduate Director, Dept. of Criminology, Courtesy Appointment, Dept. of Mental Health Law and Policy College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
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