Intervention with Aggressive Children: The Coping Power Program
John Lochman, Ph.D. University of Alabama
Dr. Lochman describes the research supporting his group-based program for children with aggression problems. He and Dr. Boxmeyer give a session by session review of how to conduct each session. They also demonstrate techniques for Coping Power using case examples, videos, and role-plays. Lastly, he describes how to implement the parent component of Coping Power.
John Lochman, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Professor and Saxon Chairholder in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University Medical Center. He is the Director of the Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 1977. He has authored more than 210 scientific articles, chapters and books, and this work has primarily focused on the causes and consequences of highly aggressive behavior in childhood. In addition to his prevention research on the Coping Power program, Dr. Lochman also is a co-principal investigator on a study of the preventive effects of the comprehensive, intensive Fast Track program, designed to prevent adolescent conduct problems, funded by National Institute of Health (NIMH).