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University of Oklahoma Parenting Program Attrition

This study has been completed.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: September 6, 2007
Last verified: September 2007
The study will examine the extent to which a group motivational intervention (ME) impacts retention, treatment compliance, and long-term outcomes in families with a history of, or high risk for, child maltreatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Child Abuse
Behavioral: Motivational intervention, parent training
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Parenting Program Attrition and Compliance Efficacy Trial

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Further study details as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidents of child maltreatment 1-3 years post-treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Parenting behaviors, attitudes, and functioning assessed during and post-intervention

Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: September 2006
Detailed Description:
The field of child abuse prevention faces not only the challenge of developing and disseminating effective treatments, but the problem of high attrition rates and treatment noncompliance. This study will compare the effects of a motivational intervention with a "services as usual" orientation group on program retention, treatment compliance, and long-term outcomes in families with histories of child maltreatment.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Families referred to service agency for child maltreatment prevention services
  • Families with children between 2-1/2 and 12 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Parents with cognitive, psychiatric, or social conditions that would limit their ability to provide voluntary consent or benefit from the intervention
  • Parents who have sexually abused their children
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00153465

United States, Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73190
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Principal Investigator: Mark J Chaffin, Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
  More Information Identifier: NCT00153465     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCIPC-3899
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: September 6, 2007

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Parent training
Child maltreatment
Program attrition

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tooth Attrition
Tooth Wear
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017