is a 40 minute multimedia program that teaches how to manage aggression in young children. Developed at Vanderbilt University, program content is based upon material from many sources including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and the American Psychological Association. The program was improved by comments from people of different backgrounds, including preschool teachers, parents, psychologists, and health care professionals.
In published research, Play Nicely
has been found to increase comfort level and knowledge of how to manage childhood aggression. One year after receiving the program, parents reported that the program helped them manage aggression in their young child. Research documents that the program is embraced by those of different socio-demographic backgrounds. Visit our web site
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