Current Studies

Optimizing Residential Treatment Gains for Adolescents through Tailored Behavioral Parent Training

Grant Number: R34MH126008 

This is a randomized controlled trial testing the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effects of a web-based parent training program augmented with virtual facilitated discussion groups in a sample of parents whose adolescents are transitioning from psychiatric residential treatment to the community.

Optimizing Adolescent Residential Treatment Gains: Understanding Risk in Context and Intervening Through a Family-Focused Intervention

This is a two-pronged project that aims to 1) develop a family engagement intervention through group concept mapping with key stakeholders for parents with adolescents in residential treatment and 2) pilot ecological momentary assessment to determine how treatment gains are maintained in adolescents who have transitioned from residential treatment to the community.

Leveraging Parent and Staff-Perspectives in the Design of a Family Engagement Intervention that Optimizes Treatment Gains for Adolescents

This study uses group concept mapping to develop a family engagement intervention that optimizes treatment gains for adolescents post-discharge from residential treatment (RT). Partners on the study include parents, RT staff, and mental health advocates.