Mom Power is an Attachment Based Parenting Program for Families and Their Children (MP)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified March 2012 by University of Michigan
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maria Muzik, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01554215
First received: March 12, 2012
Last updated: March 13, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

Mom Power is a weekly attachment based parenting program aimed to increase parenting and self-care skills for families.


Condition Intervention Phase
Parenting
Behavioral: Mom Power Intervention Group
Behavioral: Mom Power Attentional Control Group
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: Phase 1 of Mom Power: Attachment Based Parenting and Self-Care Skills Program

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of Michigan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Psychopathology [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    participants are asked to complete questionnaires related to psychopathology such as depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Parenting [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Measures looking at parental bonding, parenting self-efficacy and feelings of helplessness will be assessed. In addition, videotaped sessions of parent and child engaging in play will be coded and assessed.

  • Maternal Mental Representations [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Participants participate in a structured interview asking about their relationship with their child. Interviews are coded and classified relating to attachment style.

  • Connection to Care [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Participants will be referred to community agencies for resources based on need during their involvement with Mom Power. The referrals, follow-up with referrals and health care utilization will be tracked to determine engagement with resources.


Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Mom Power Intervention Group
Participants that are randomly assigned to be in the intervention group will be invited to learn about parenting and self-care skills information at a community location, facilitated by two trained and experienced clinicians in a group setting. They will benefit from the en-vivo experience of being supported as a parent and will receive feedback and support about their challenges and strengths in parenting.
Behavioral: Mom Power Intervention Group
attachment-based parenting program for parents in community setting led by trained and experienced facilitators.
Other Names:
  • attachment
  • mom power
  • intervention group
Active Comparator: Mom Power Attentional Control Group
Participants randomly assigned to this group will receive parenting and self-care skills information through the mail weekly.
Behavioral: Mom Power Attentional Control Group
at home control, weekly mailings
Other Names:
  • attachment
  • attentional control
  • at home control
  • parenting

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants ages 15+ years with at least one child , interested in learning about parenting and willing to attend weekly sessions in group setting.
  • Participants must be willing to be both videotaped and audio taped for research purposes
  • must speak English as their first language.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with no children 0-6 or younger than 15. Participants not willing to attend weekly sessions or participate in group/at home control.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01554215

Contacts
Contact: Maria Muzik, MD 7342320206 muzik@med.umich.edu

Locations
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry Recruiting
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Contact: Maria Muzik, MD    734-232-0206    muzik@med.umich.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Maria Muzik, MD University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Maria Muzik, Perinatal Psychiatrist, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01554215     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Mom Power
Study First Received: March 12, 2012
Last Updated: March 13, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Michigan:
parenting
child behavior
attachment

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014