Home-Based Parent-Child Therapy in Low-Income African American, Caucasian, and Latino Families: A Comparative Examination of Treatment OutcomesChild & Family Behavior Therapy
Format of Original18 p.
PublisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)
This study examined parent and child treatment outcomes for a home-based Parent-Child Therapy (PCT) program for 66 children from families living in poverty. African American, Caucasian, and Latino families were examined to determine if an evidence-based program would produce similar results across different ethnic groups. The results showed that caregivers across the three ethnic groups reported improved child challenging behavior, increased positive parent-child interactions, improved parental expectations, higher levels of nurturing, and less reliance on verbal and corporal punishment as a form of discipline. Practical implications for these results are discussed.
Citation InformationBrittany L. Gresl, Robert A. Fox and Alicia Fleischmann. "Home-Based Parent-Child Therapy in Low-Income African American, Caucasian, and Latino Families: A Comparative Examination of Treatment Outcomes" Child & Family Behavior Therapy (2014) ISSN: 0731-7107
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_fox/132/
Accepted version. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, Vol. 36, No. 1 (2014): 33-50. DOI. © 2014 Taylor & Francis (Routledge). Used with permission.