Foster Parent Training--Managing Child Behavior Problems
Department of Health and Human Services
1 R43 MH52028-01A2,
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Northwest Media, Inc.
326 W 12th Avenue, Eugene, OR, 97401
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
AbstractThe goal of this project is to produce and evaluate a video-based training program for foster pareninstruction focuses in-depth on noncompliant behavior problems in the foster family. Persistent noncprevalent among foster children. Without adequate preparation, foster parents often become frustratepunitive strategies or drop out of the foster care system. The materials developed in Phase I will fyears of age. A video will be produced that presents a sequence of instruction on how to deal with napplying limit-setting and encouragement techniques. The video will consist of four eight-minute segsegment will develop a profile of a foster family, depict a specific type of noncompliant behavior,modeled steps on how to deal with the behavior. A randomized study will be conducted with 80 fostereffectiveness of the training program. In Phase II, the materials will be expanded to other age grouand will include an interactive video component to facilitate learning and applying behavior managem
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