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Child Parent Enrichment Project (CPEP)

Last Updated: October 2012

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Child Development and School Readiness Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Barth, R. P. (1991). An experimental evaluation of in-home child abuse prevention services. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 15(4), 363-75.
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Barth, R. P., Hacking, S., & Ash, J. R. (1988). Preventing child abuse: An experimental evaluation of the Child Parent Enrichment Project. Journal of Primary Prevention, 8(4), 201-217.

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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Activity (ITQ subscale) No Effect Reassigned sample 6 months 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 48.05 Unadjusted mean = 50.19 MD= -2.13 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 HomVEE = -0.231 Primary
Distractibility (ITQ subscale) No Effect Reassigned sample 6 months 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 24.11 Unadjusted mean = 24.59 MD= -0.48 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 HomVEE = -0.071 Primary
Mood (ITQ subscale) Favorable Reassigned sample 6 months 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 22.05 Unadjusted mean = 23.91 MD= -1.86 Statistically significant, p = 0.01 HomVEE = -0.391 Primary

1 High score equals unfavorable.

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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Infant Temperament Questionnaire (ITQ)

The Infant Temperament Questionnaire assesses a child's temperament. The researchers examined the following three subscales: level of activity, mood, and distractibility.

Parent/caregiver report Not reported by author Primary
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