Children, Youth, Families & Schools, Nebraska Center for Research on


Date of this Version

July 2004


Sheridan, S. M., (2004, July). Family interventions: Will what we know now change what we do in the future? In C. Carlson (Chair), Evidence-supported parent and family interventions in school psychology. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.


-There are intervention programs that are efficacious or promising.

-There is documented support for models that address various needs.

-Programs that bring families and schools together tend to fare better than those that work in isolation.