School-Based Mental Health Program Implementation in Uganda

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2013 by New York University School of Medicine.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Makerere University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Keng-Yen Huang, New York University School of Medicine Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2013
Last updated: May 15, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
Implementation of an adapted ParentCorps program in Ugandan schools will improve school mental health service resources, teachers' knowledge about child mental health, and teachers' classroom behavioral management and parent involvement skills.

Condition Intervention
Teacher Mental Health Knowledge
Teacher Skills in Addressing Child Mental Health Problem
Behavioral: ParentCorps

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Implementing a School-based Mental Health Prevention Program in Ugandan Schools

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Further study details as provided by New York University School of Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change of School Teacher Behaviors [ Time Frame: Outcome will be measured 3 times--before interveniton, after intervention (about 6 month after the baseline assessment), and 6-month post intervention (about 6 months after the 2nd evaluation) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Teacher classroom behavioral management skills and parent engagement practices will be measured

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: May 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ParentCorps
Teachers from Intervention schools will receive ParentCorps training and support.
Behavioral: ParentCorps
No Intervention: Wait List Control
Teachers from control schools will not receive training and support in Year 1, but will receive training and support in Year 2.

Detailed Description:

Participating schools are randomly assigned to a 6-month long school-based intervention or to a wait-list control group. The intervention focuses on improving teacher's classroom behavioral management practices, parent engagement, and child mental health knowledge.

Teachers are assessed at the beginning and the end of the study, and again after 6 months of intervention. Teachers' parent engagement, mental health knowledge, and behavioral practices in the classroom are assessed through observations and teacher ratings.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Early childhood teachers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not early childhood teachers
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01857388

Contact: Keng-Yen Huang, PhD, MPH 646-754-4981

Makerere University Not yet recruiting
Kampala, Uganda
Contact: Janet Nakigudde, PhD   
Sponsors and Collaborators
New York University School of Medicine
Makerere University
Principal Investigator: Keng-Yen Huang, PhD, MPH NYU School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Janet Nakigudde, PhD Makerere University
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Responsible Party: Keng-Yen Huang, Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT01857388     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCT097115
Study First Received: May 9, 2013
Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Health Authority: United States: New York University School of Medicine
Uganda: Makerere University

Keywords provided by New York University School of Medicine:
school-based program, mental health, implementation processed this record on November 30, 2015