This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition behavior problems, child
Treatments chicago parent program, parent-child interaction therapy
Phase phase 1/phase 2
Sponsor Johns Hopkins University
Collaborator Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc.
Start date September 2011
End date January 2017
Trial size 180 participants
Trial identifier NCT01517867, R01NR012444


The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of two parenting programs in a mental health clinic serving young children with behavior problems.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
The Chicago Parent Program is a 12-session group-based parenting skills training program
chicago parent program
The Chicago Parent Program is a 12-session group-based parenting skills intervention for parents of young children with behavior problems
(Active Comparator)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is an individually tailored treatment for parents and children with behavior problems
parent-child interaction therapy
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is an individually-tailored coaching intervention for parents and young children with behavior problems

Primary Outcomes

change in child behavior
time frame: 4 months to 8 months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 2 years up to 5 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - child 2 to 5 years old - parent reports reason for referral is child behavior problems - parent is a biological or adoptive parent, or legal guardian of child Exclusion Criteria: - parent is psychotic or actively abusing substances - child is autistic or severely developmentally delayed

Additional Information

Official title Comparing Two Parenting Programs for At-Risk Families
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in August 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Johns Hopkins University.