The efficacy of an online cognitive-behavioral family intervention in improving child behavior and social competence following pediatric brain injury.

@article{Wade2006TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of an online cognitive-behavioral family intervention in improving child behavior and social competence following pediatric brain injury.},
  author={Shari L. Wade and Joanne C. Carey and Christopher R. Wolfe},
  journal={Rehabilitation Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={51},
  pages={179-189}
}
Objective: To examine whether an online cognitive‐behavioral intervention could improve child adjustment following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants: Thirty-nine families of children with moderate to severe TBI. Intervention: Families were randomly assigned to the online family problem-solving (FPS) group or to the Internet resources comparison (IRC) group. Main Outcome Measures: Outcomes included child behavior problems, social competence, and self-management/compliance. Results: The… 

Figures and Tables from this paper

A Randomized Trial of Teen Online Problem Solving for Improving Executive Function Deficits Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
TLDR
Findings suggest that TOPS may be effective in improving EF skills among teens with severe TBI, and improvements in self-reported EF skills were moderated by TBI severity.
A randomized problem-solving trial for adolescent brain injury: Changes in social competence.
TLDR
CAPS may be effective for improving social competence for teens after TBI, with benefits dependent on the teen's age and injury severity, and parent-rated executive dysfunction has utility in predicting both lower concurrent levels of social competence and subsequent postinjury gains in competence.
Long-Term Behavioral Outcomes after a Randomized, Clinical Trial of Counselor-Assisted Problem Solving for Adolescents with Complicated Mild-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
TLDR
It is suggested that CAPS may lead to long-term improvements in behavior problems among older adolescents and those with pretreatment symptoms, as well as family socioeconomic status, child educational status, and baseline levels of symptoms would moderate the efficacy of the treatment over time.
Recovery Trajectories of Child and Family Outcomes Following Online Family Problem-Solving Therapy for Children and Adolescents after Traumatic Brain Injury
TLDR
The results suggest limited differences in the measures’ responsiveness to treatment while highlighting OFPST’s utility in improving both child behavior problems and parent/family functioning.
A Parenting Program to Reduce Disruptive Behavior in Hispanic Children with Acquired Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial Conducted in Mexico
TLDR
Investigation of the effectiveness of the Signposts program to reduce disruptive behavior and improve self-regulation in Hispanic children with ABI, and reduce parental stress and improve parenting practices found Signposts was effective in reducing dysfunctional parenting practices.
Effect on Behavior Problems of Teen Online Problem-Solving for Adolescent Traumatic Brain Injury
TLDR
It is suggested that TOPS contributes to improvements in parent-teen conflict generally and parent and self-reported teen behavior problems for certain subsets of participants.
Cognitive reserve as a moderator of responsiveness to an online problem-solving intervention for adolescents with complicated mild-to-severe traumatic brain injury
TLDR
It is suggested that low verbal intelligence was associated with greater improvements in executive functioning following the CAPS intervention and that verbal intelligence may have an important role in response to intervention for TBI.
Online Problem-Solving Therapy After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial
TLDR
Relatively brief, online treatment shortly after injury may result in long-term improvements in child functioning, particularly among families of lower socioeconomic status.
Online Problem Solving for Adolescent Brain Injury: A Randomized Trial of 2 Approaches
TLDR
Findings support the efficacy of online family problem solving to address executive dysfunction and improve externalizing behaviors among youth with TBI from less advantaged households.
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 42 REFERENCES
Can a Web-Based Family Problem-Solving Intervention Work for Children With Traumatic Brain Injury?
TLDR
Web-based interventions hold promise for improving child outcomes following pediatric TBI, and parents reported improvements in antisocial behaviors and children with TBI reported reductions in conflict with parents regarding school.
Putting the pieces together: preliminary efficacy of a web-based family intervention for children with traumatic brain injury.
TLDR
It is suggested that a computer-based intervention may successfully be used to improve both parent and child outcomes following TBI in children.
An online family intervention to reduce parental distress following pediatric brain injury.
TLDR
It is suggested that an online, skill-building approach can be effective in facilitating parental adaptation after TBI.
Putting the Pieces Together: Preliminary Efficacy of a Family Problem‐Solving Intervention for Children With Traumatic Brain Injury
TLDR
FPS holds promise for reducing child behavior problems, the most common and persistent sequelae of TBI, and is assessed in a randomized clinical trial.
Context-Sensitive Behavioral Supports for Young Children with TBI: Short-Term Effects and Long-Term Outcome
TLDR
These results illustrate the potential for successfully treating behavior disorders in young children with traumatic brain injury using a support-oriented intervention that combines behavioral and cognitive components.
Social Problem-Solving Skills in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury: Long-Term Outcomes and Prediction of Social Competence
TLDR
The findings indicate that children with severe TBI demonstrate selective, long-term deficits in their social problem-solving skills that may help to account for their poor social and academic outcomes.
The role of the family for behavioral outcome in children and adolescents following traumatic brain injury.
TLDR
It is suggested that parental coping resources may impact on the development of child behavioral sequelae following TBI, emphasizing the role of the family in the child's response and the importance of supportive intervention.
A Web-based family problem-solving intervention for families of children with traumatic brain injury
  • S. WadeC. WolfeJ. Pestian
  • Psychology
    Behavior research methods, instruments, & computers : a journal of the Psychonomic Society, Inc
  • 2004
TLDR
It is concluded that a face-to-face intervention for pediatric traumatic brain injury can be successfully adapted to the Web for families with varied computer experience.
Race as a moderator of parent and family outcomes following pediatric traumatic brain injury.
TLDR
The sociocultural factors associated with race may moderate the effects of pediatric TBI and OI on parents and families.
A prospective study of short- and long-term outcomes after traumatic brain injury in children: behavior and achievement.
TLDR
The findings suggest that pediatric TBI has long-term effects on behavior and achievement but that postinjury progress is influenced by the family environment.
...
...