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The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of techniques to enhance participation in parenting programs.
Condition or disease
Behavioral: Motivational enhancements, parent training
This project addresses the problem of involving parents in interventions that promote parenting effectiveness and child coping-competence in preschoolers as a means of reducing risk of child maltreatment (and related adverse developmental outcomes). Purdue University will examine the impact of partnership (organizational involvement in recruitment and retention), cash incentives, and a motivational goal setting component on participation and engagement in the Parenting Our Children to Excellence program, a group intervention for parents and caregivers of preschool children.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Parents with children 3-5 years old who attend centers in which interventions are offered
See above. No other exclusion criteria will be used.