Analysis Of Telehealth For Underserved Families : An Evidence Based Parenting Program

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In the journal “Telehealth for underserved families: An Evidence based parenting program,” recently did a study on children 6-10 years old that had ADHD. They studied Families that had a child diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder complete an 8-session parenting program. The study came about because the researchers wanted to see if the children’s behavior and the parents stress levels would improve using “Videoconferencing Technology.” They studied 8 underserved families with low socioeconomic status. The parents who participated were female and either White or Asian. The children who also participated were Male and female in the 6-10 year old range. The method used was an 8 week session program the called “Group Triple P.” This was an evidence-based, behavioral, psycho educational parenting program for families with children experiencing behavioral, emotional, or family problems. They measured the child’s behavior using the CBCL and the parent’s self-efficiency using the Being a Parent Scale. The families went to the regional center to have the assessments administered. There were several people involved in this study. The licensed psychologists and counseling psychology doctorate student both conducted the intakes and provided the parenting training. The developmental- behavioral pediatrician provided the consultation and the director of Kentucky Telecare provided the technology and resources. Throughout the studied they determined that the 8 week

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