Transdiagnostic Group Intervention for Children With Behavior Problems
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02794051|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 8, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 29, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Behavioral Symptoms Emotional Disturbances||Behavioral: Group Therapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||8 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Implementation of a Transdiagnostic Group Intervention for Children With Behavior Problems Within a Pediatric Outpatient Setting|
|Study Start Date :||May 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2016|
Experimental: Unified Protocol for Children
Child participants with behavior problems between the ages of 8-12 and their caregivers will participate in a transdiagnostic group therapy protocol.
Behavioral: Group Therapy
Participating children and their caregivers will attend 90-minute weekly group therapy sessions for 10 consecutive weeks.
- Change in rates of noncompliance, tantruming, and parenting practices on the Home Record Card [ Time Frame: 12 weeks - Measured daily from baseline to post-treatment ]Chart for recording events of noncompliance, tantrums, and parenting practices.
- Change in pre- vs. post-treatment scores on the Transdiagnostic Questionnaires for Parent and Child [ Time Frame: 10 weeks - Measured at Week 1 (pre-treatment) and at Week 10 (post-treatment) ]Measures several transdiagnostic mechanisms including child emotional and behavioral symptoms, sleeping difficulties, and parenting practices.
- Change in pre- vs. post-treatment scores on the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory [ Time Frame: 10 weeks - Measured at Week 1 (pre-treatment) and at Week 10 (post-treatment) ]Measures intensity of behavior related problems and degree to which these behaviors are viewed as problematic by parents.
- Change in pre- vs. post-treatment scores on the Achenbach Rating Scales (Child Behavior Checklist and Youth Self-Report) [ Time Frame: 10 weeks - Measured at Week 1 (pre-treatment) and at Week 10 (post-treatment) ]Measures parent and child report of the presence of child behavior and emotional problems
- Change in pre- vs. post-treatment scores on the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 10 weeks - Measured at Week 1 (pre-treatment) and at Week 10 (post-treatment) ]Measures five dimensions of parenting: positive involvement, supervision, positive discipline techniques, consistency in disciplining, and use of corporal punishment.
- Parents' satisfaction with treatment, as measured by the Family Satisfaction Survey [ Time Frame: 10 weeks - Measured at weeks 3, 7, and 10. ]To assess parents' satisfaction with their participation in the UP-C intervention.
- Treatment feasibility, as measured by the Family Satisfaction Survey and attendance rates [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]To evaluate parents' opinions about whether participation in a 10-week therapy group treatment is feasible and whether the interventions taught are feasible.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02794051
|United States, Colorado|
|Children's Hospital Colorado|
|Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045|
|Principal Investigator:||Jessica Malmberg, PhD||University of Colorado, Denver|