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Message ID: 8094
Date: 2009-03-20

Author:Felipa Chavez

Subject:RE: Evaluation of Group Parenting Coaching

You may want to look at Chaffin’s research using Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), which was developed by Dr. Sheila Eyberg at the University of Fl, Gainesville. Chaffin, M., Silovsky, J.F., Funderburk, B., Valle, L.A., Brestan, E.V., Balachova, T., Jackson, S. et al. (2004). Parent-child interaction therapy with physically abusive parents: Efficacy for reducing future abuse reports. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 500–510. You may also want to go to www.pcit.org to see other studies done with Parent Child Interaction Therapy. Finally, I am currently in the process of implementing a modified version of this same in vivo coaching procedure in an afterschool program that services predominantly African American low SES youth. While we have not officially analyzed the data as yet, and have only completed the first phase of the intervention (Child Directed Interactions-CDI), based on the observations and feedback from the staff, the behavioral improvements in the classroom have been very positive for both the teacher and children. Felipa Felipa T. Chavez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology Florida Institute of Technology 150 West University Boulevard Melbourne, Fl 32901 321-674-8104 (Psychology Office) 321-674-7104 (fax) ________________________________ From: bounce-3697449-6841059@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-3697449-6841059@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Peggy Polinsky Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:12 PM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: Evaluation of Group Parenting Coaching Hi – I’m not sure what you mean by “parent coaching programs,” but the Parents Anonymous® Mutual Support Groups model was evaluated by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, with OJJDP funding, and found decreases in child maltreatment outcomes, reductions in risk factors and increases in protective factors for child maltreatment. The reports on the process and outcome phases of the evaluation can be found at www.nccd-crc.org . A manuscript on the findings is under review by Child Abuse & Neglect. Hope this helps. Peggy Margaret (Peggy) L. Polinsky, MSW, PhD Director of Research & Evaluation Parents Anonymous® Inc. 675 West Foothill Blvd., Suite 220 Claremont, CA 911711 Tel: 909-621-6184, Ext. 213 Fax: 909-625-6304 Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength® ________________________________ From: bounce-3691895-6833381@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-3691895-6833381@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of AJack10970@aol.com Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 11:50 AM To: CHILD-MALTREATMENT-RESEARCH-L@cornell.edu Subject: Evaluation of Group Parenting Coaching I would like information on recent evaluations of parent coaching programs which serve low income parents in groups? I am particularly interested in any U.S. studies. ************** Feeling the pinch at the grocery store? Make dinner for $10 or less. (http://food.aol.com/frugal-feasts?ncid=emlcntusfood00000001)

You may want to look at Chaffin’s research using Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), which was developed by Dr. Sheila Eyberg at the University of Fl, Gainesville. Chaffin, M., Silovsky, J.F., Funderburk, B., Valle, L.A., Brestan, E.V., Balachova, T., Jackson, S. et al. (2004). Parent-child interaction therapy with physically abusive parents: Efficacy for reducing future abuse reports. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 500–510. You may also want to go to www.pcit.org to see other studies done with Parent Child Interaction Therapy. Finally, I am currently in the process of implementing a modified version of this same in vivo coaching procedure in an afterschool program that services predominantly African American low SES youth. While we have not officially analyzed the data as yet, and have only completed the first phase of the intervention (Child Directed Interactions-CDI), based on the observations and feedback from the staff, the behavioral improvements in the classroom have been very positive for both the teacher and children. Felipa Felipa T. Chavez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology Florida Institute of Technology 150 West University Boulevard Melbourne, Fl 32901 321-674-8104 (Psychology Office) 321-674-7104 (fax) ________________________________ From: bounce-3697449-6841059list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-3697449-6841059list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Peggy Polinsky Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:12 PM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: Evaluation of Group Parenting Coaching Hi – I’m not sure what you mean by “parent coaching programs,” but the Parents Anonymous® Mutual Support Groups model was evaluated by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, with OJJDP funding, and found decreases in child maltreatment outcomes, reductions in risk factors and increases in protective factors for child maltreatment. The reports on the process and outcome phases of the evaluation can be found at www.nccd-crc.org . A manuscript on the findings is under review by Child Abuse & Neglect. Hope this helps. Peggy Margaret (Peggy) L. Polinsky, MSW, PhD Director of Research & Evaluation Parents Anonymous® Inc. 675 West Foothill Blvd., Suite 220 Claremont, CA 911711 Tel: 909-621-6184, Ext. 213 Fax: 909-625-6304 Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength® ________________________________ From: bounce-3691895-6833381list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-3691895-6833381list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of AJack10970aol.com Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 11:50 AM To: CHILD-MALTREATMENT-RESEARCH-Lcornell.edu Subject: Evaluation of Group Parenting Coaching I would like information on recent evaluations of parent coaching programs which serve low income parents in groups? I am particularly interested in any U.S. studies. ************** Feeling the pinch at the grocery store? Make dinner for $10 or less. (http://food.aol.com/frugal-feasts?ncid=emlcntusfood00000001)