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Parent-child interaction therapy with physically abusive parents: efficacy for reducing future abuse reports.
A randomized trial was conducted to test the efficacy and sufficiency of parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) in preventing re-reports of physical abuse among abusive parents and found the relative superiority of PCIT was mediated by greater reduction in negative parent- child interactions, consistent with the PCIT change model.
Our Minds Are Made Up—Don't Confuse Us With the Facts: Commentary on Policies Concerning Children With Sexual Behavior Problems and Juvenile Sex Offenders
This commentary examines four common policy-relevant perceptions of teen and preteen sex offenders—high risk, “specialness,” homogeneity, and intransigence. Each perception is contrasted with
A Brief Form of the Child Abuse Potential Inventory: Development and Validation
A brief version of the Child Abuse Potential Inventory was developed using a development sample of N = 1,470, and cross-validated using an additional sample ofN = 713, and may be useful as a time-efficient screener for abuse risk.
A combined motivation and parent-child interaction therapy package reduces child welfare recidivism in a randomized dismantling field trial.
Findings demonstrate that previous laboratory results can be replicated in a field implementation setting and among parents with chronic and severe child welfare histories, supporting a synergistic SM + PCIT benefit.
Report of the ATSA Task Force on Children With Sexual Behavior Problems
The task force was charged to produce a report intended to guide professional practices with children, ages 12 and younger, to address how assessment should be linked to intervention activities, and the role of family involvement.
A Motivational Intervention Can Improve Retention in PCIT for Low-Motivation Child Welfare Clients
A motivational orientation intervention designed to improve parenting program retention was field tested versus standard orientation across two parenting programs, Parent—Child Interaction Therapy
Dynamic adaptation process to implement an evidence-based child maltreatment intervention
The DAP represents a data-informed, collaborative, multiple stakeholder approach to maintain intervention fidelity during the implementation of EBPs in the field by providing support for intervention, system, and organizational adaptation and intervention fidelity to meet local needs.
Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors.
in youth who commit sexual offenses has grown in recent years, along with specialized treatment and management programs, but relatively little populationbased epidemiological information about the