Early Parenting Intervention Comparison (EPIC)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified January 2012 by Johns Hopkins University
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute
University of Iowa
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Deborah Gross, Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01517867
First received: January 23, 2012
Last updated: January 24, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of two parenting programs in a mental health clinic serving young children with behavior problems.


Condition Intervention Phase
Behavior Problems, Child
Behavioral: Chicago Parent Program
Behavioral: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparing Two Parenting Programs for At-Risk Families

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • change in child behavior [ Time Frame: 4 months to 8 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    parent-report measure called The Child Behavior Checklist


Estimated Enrollment: 264
Study Start Date: September 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intervention Chicago Parent Program arm
The Chicago Parent Program is a 12-session group-based parenting skills training program
Behavioral: Chicago Parent Program
The Chicago Parent Program is a 12-session group-based parenting skills intervention for parents of young children with behavior problems
Active Comparator: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is an individually tailored treatment for parents and children with behavior problems
Behavioral: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is an individually-tailored coaching intervention for parents and young children with behavior problems

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 5 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • child 2 to 5 years old
  • parent reports reason for referral is child behavior problems
  • parent is a biological or adoptive parent, or legal guardian of child

Exclusion Criteria:

  • parent is psychotic or actively abusing substances
  • child is autistic or severely developmentally delayed
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01517867

Contacts
Contact: Deborah Gross, DNSc 410-614-5311 debgross@jhu.edu

Locations
United States, Maryland
The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute Recruiting
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
Contact: Mirian Ofonedu, PhD    443-923-5900    ofonedu@kennedykrieger.org   
Contact: Harolyn Belcher, MD    443-923-5875    belcher@kennedykrieger.org   
Principal Investigator: Harolyn Belcher, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute
University of Iowa
  More Information

No publications provided by Johns Hopkins University

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Deborah Gross, Professor, Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01517867     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01NR012444
Study First Received: January 23, 2012
Last Updated: January 24, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins University:
preschool children behavior problems
child between 2 and 5 years old

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mental Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 26, 2014