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Data were merged from two prevention randomized trials testing 1-year outcomes of a parenting skills program, the Chicago Parent Program (CPP) and comparing its effects for African-American (n = 291) versus Latino (n = 213) parents and their preschool children. Compared to controls, intervention parents had improved self-efficacy, used less corporal(More)
This study examined the equivalence of the Child Behavior Checklist/1 1/2-5 (CBCL/1 1/2-5) in 682 parents of 2- to 4-year-old children stratified by parent race/ethnicity (African American, Latino, and non-Latino White), family income (low vs. middle-upper), and language version (Spanish vs. English). Externalizing Scale means differed by income and child(More)
This study evaluated the reliability, equivalence, and convergent validity of the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) in 682, 2- to 4-year-old children. For analysis, parent informants' data were blocked by race/ethnicity (African-American, Latino, non-Latino White), family income (low versus middle/upper), child's gender, and ECBI language version(More)
This study examined how parents from different racial/ethnic, income, and language groups viewed two widely used parent-report measures of child behavior problems, the Child Behavior Checklist and the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory. Seventy African American, Latino, and non-Latino Caucasian parents of preschoolers stratified by income met in 1 of 15 focus(More)
In response to sustained concerns about the capability of the mental health workforce, federal groups have urged educators to adopt a competency-based system for training students in core mental health skills. A particular emphasis is training students to work in integrated systems, intervene with evidence-based practice, and employ culturally relevant(More)
We tested the cost-effectiveness of giving low-income parents childcare discounts contingent on their participation in the Chicago Parent Program, a 12-session preventive parent training (PT) program offered at their child's daycare center. Eight centers were matched and randomized to an experimental condition in which parents received a discount on their(More)
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