Televised Foster Parent Training

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
1995
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
1 R43 HD31778-01A1,
Agency Tracking Number:
29280
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Northwest Media, Inc.
326 W 12th Avenue, Eugene, OR, 97401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Caesar Pacifici
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
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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