Summary

Eligibility
for people ages 12-18 (full criteria)
Location
at San Francisco, California
Dates
study started
estimated completion
Principal Investigator
Marina Tolou-Shams, PhD
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Marina Tolou-Shams

Description

Summary

The purpose of this research is to adapt and evaluate the efficacy of an existing family based intervention to be delivered via telehealth to child welfare-involved (CWI) youth in out-of-home placement and their caregiver of origin.

Official Title

Leveraging Technology to Improve Family Relationships for Adolescents in Out-of-Home Placement

Details

The goal of this study is to adapt and evaluate the efficacy of an existing empirically supported, family-based affect management intervention to be delivered via telehealth to CWI youth in out-of-home placement and their caregiver of origin. The study involves iteratively adapt the intervention with feedback from youth and caregiver participants and stakeholder partners, as well as evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effectiveness of the intervention.

Keywords

Parent-Child Relations Communication telehealth parent-child relationships adolescent Quality communication Housing stability Child welfare Emotional regulation Family-based Telehealth Intervention

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 12-18

Eligible youth:

  • Will be between the ages of 12 and 18 years
  • Currently placed out-of-home due to child welfare involvement
  • Proficient in English
  • Have no cognitive impairment which would preclude provision of informed assent

Eligible caregivers

  • Will be the caregiver of origin for the enrolled youth
  • Proficient in English
  • Cognitively capable of providing informed consent for themselves and their youth.

You CAN'T join if...

  • Caregivers whose rights were terminated due to substantiated abuse or neglect.

Location

  • UCSF Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital accepting new patients
    San Francisco California 94131 United States

Lead Scientist at UCSF

  • Marina Tolou-Shams, PhD
    Dr. Tolou-Shams is a UCSF Associate Professor, In Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Division Director of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital. Prior to joining the UCSF faculty, she held an appointment as Associate Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavior at Brown Medical School.

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, San Francisco
ID
NCT04488523
Study Type
Interventional
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