Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
The goal of the study is to providing parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and disruptive behaviors essential skills to manage their children's behaviors using an evidence based parent training protocol. Beyond the feasibility of delivering an evidence based intervention in groups and with community partners, primary and secondary outcomes in both the children and the parents who participated in the study are assessed during and after the intervention process
the investigators will deliver parent-mediated, community-implemented, group intervention for parents of young children with autism and disruptive behavior. The intervention is 11-12 weeks and will take place in community settings such as special education schools and community centers.
Within these meetings parents will be given the skills to understand their child's behavior and work to modify those that are clinically disruptive to the child and their environment.
Groups will be facilitated by student therapists under direct weekly supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Data will be collected before, after, and throughout the intervention, primarily by parent-report with one teacher-report measure and two (pre/post) filmed parent-child interactions.
The primary desired outcome is a measurable decrease in the child's disruptive behaviors and an increase in their adaptive behaviors. Although the intervention specifically targets disruptive behavior, we expect to see consequent improvement in a number of linked domains. These represent desired secondary outcomes.
First, as a result of receiving concrete skills and seeing improvement in their child's behavior, as well as due to participation in the group with other families, a reduction in parental stress and an increase in their perceived self-efficacy should occur, as well as a reduction in the stress of the non-participating parent.
Second, after the reduction in disruptive behaviors there should be an improvement in autism symptomatology. Improvements in behavior will allow the child to benefit more from their environments, leading to social and developmental gains.
In the context of the current study, the impact of the intervention on family accommodation is also assessed, hypothesizing that by learning how to analyse and modify behaviors, parents are gaining a broader insight into the impact their own behaviors have on that of their children.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
"Parent training for disruptive behaviors" manual (Bearss, Johnson, Handen, Butter, Lecavalier, Smith & Scahill, 2018)
The Hebrew university
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-26T05:42:45-0400
This is a randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy of a parent training program to control disruptive behaviors in children with Tourette Syndrome.
This is an open pilot trial of web-based parent training for tantrums and disruptive behavior in children. Parents will be asked to complete a battery of tests to assess their children' be...
Despite the high prevalence of sleep difficulties in children with disruptive behavior disorders, little is known about the role of sleep in treating disruptive behavior. The current study...
Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children may be responsible for disruptive daytime behaviors such as inattention and hyperactivity. Many children undergo tonsillectomy for SDB and dis...
This study is a feasibility trial, testing the hypothesis that among sedentary mothers of behaviorally at-risk preschool-aged children, those who receive behavioral parent training (BPT) p...
To investigate whether changes in parenting after behavioral parent training in routine clinical care are associated with improvements in preschool children's disruptive behaviors.
The effectiveness of an indigenous parent training program was examined within selected Pakistani families. For this purpose, 110 parents of adolescents with above-average levels of delinquent tendenc...
To examine the association between listening and disruptive behaviors and the association between disruptive behavior and the wellbeing of the nurse. To test whether constructive and destructive liste...
Recent studies have shown the relationship between excessive screen time and autism symptoms. Unfortunately, there are no studies that evaluated the interventions for children with autism symptoms and...
In the present study, a fine motor training was developed and evaluated in which infants were trained to manually explore objects in an advanced manner. Fifty 7-month-old infants were randomly assigne...
The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Includes two similar disorders: oppositional defiant disorder and CONDUCT DISORDERS. Symptoms occurring in children with these disorders include: defiance of authority figures, angry outbursts, and other antisocial behaviors.
A natural, adoptive, or substitute parent of a dependent child, who lives with only one parent. The single parent may live with or visit the child. The concept includes the never-married, as well as the divorced and widowed.
The application of methods designed to reduce the risk of harm associated with certain behaviors without reduction in frequency of those behaviors. The risk-associated behaviors include ongoing and active addictive behaviors.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
Alzheimer's Disease Anesthesia Anxiety Disorders Autism Bipolar Disorders Dementia Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Neurology Pain Parkinson's Disease Sleep Disorders Neurology is the branch of me...
Autism affects half a million people in the UK. Men are affected more than women. People with autism have said that the world, to them, is a mass of people, places and events which they struggle to make sense of, and which can cause them considerable a...