Televised Foster Parent Training

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 R43 HD31778-01A1,
Agency Tracking Number: 29280
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1995
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
326 W 12th Avenue, Eugene, OR, 97401
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Caesar Pacifici
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
Our goal is to develop, produce, and evaluate a televised instructional programming service (TIPS)foster parents. The televised curriculum will provide foster parents with continuing education thatfrequent, easy to access, and cost- effective. In Phase I, we will broadcast two 30- minute instructfoster parents can deal with difficult parenting situations. The broadcast will include a series ofbehavior problems. In the television program, specialists and foster parents will interact with theknowledge and skills on problem-solving and child behavior management. The programs will be broadcasfamilies in Oregon over a four-week period. A randomized control study will be conducted to assess tprogramming on parent perceptions of children's behavior and on behavior management skills. A supplebe conducted to determine potential viewership. In Phase II, programming will include a wide range oparent training and a variety of program formats. Broadcasting will be expanded to other regions in

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