University of Oslo

The impact of parent training based on the International Child Development Programme (ICDP) on experiences of child violence, COLOMBIA

Programme to be evaluated: International Child Development Programme (ICDP) – psychosocial early child development programme – recently complemented with a Violence Prevention Curriculum (VPC) in cooperation with UNICEF Colombia – aimed at enhancing parent-child relationship and improving parental skills in order to reduce the risk of harsh discipline and corporal punishment.
Implementing agency: ICDP Colombia
Evaluation methodology: Randomized controlled trial (RCT).
Evaluating agency: University of Oslo and University College London.
Principal Investigators: Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar, Stephen von Tetzchner (University of Oslo) and Lorraine Sherr (University College London)
Duration: August 2012 – August 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 135,373