Child First Meets HHS Criteria

Model effectiveness research report last updated: 2011

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Child First
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
BSI
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 21.00 Mean = 35.10 Mean difference = -14.10 HomeVEE calculated = 0.56 p < 0.01
BSI
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 32.70 Mean = 33.00 Mean difference = -0.30 HomeVEE calculated = 0.00 p > 0.05
BSI (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 14.00 Adjusted mean % = 39.00 Difference = -25.00 HomeVEE calculated = -0.83 p < 0.05
BSI (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 25.80 Adjusted mean % = 31.80 Difference = -6.00 HomeVEE calculated = -0.18 p > 0.05
CES-D
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 13.50 Mean = 17.40 Mean difference = -3.90 HomeVEE calculated = 0.45 p < 0.05
CES-D
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 16.90 Mean = 18.50 Mean difference = -1.60 HomeVEE calculated = 0.20 p > 0.05
CES-D (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 33.30 Adjusted mean % = 37.90 Difference = -4.60 HomeVEE calculated = -0.12 p > 0.05
CES-D (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 46.00 Adjusted mean % = 40.80 Difference = 5.20 HomeVEE calculated = 0.13 p > 0.05
PSI difficult child
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 24.90 Mean = 25.90 Mean difference = -1.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.28 p > 0.05
PSI difficult child
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 23.50 Mean = 26.50 Mean difference = -3.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.47 p < 0.05
PSI difficult child (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 7.10 Adjusted mean % = 11.90 Difference = -4.80 HomeVEE calculated = -0.35 p > 0.05
PSI difficult child (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 4.80 Adjusted mean % = 19.70 Difference = -14.90 HomeVEE calculated = -0.96 p < 0.05
PSI parent distress
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 29.70 Mean = 30.40 Mean difference = -0.70 HomeVEE calculated = 0.23 p > 0.05
PSI parent distress
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 30.30 Mean = 33.60 Mean difference = -3.30 HomeVEE calculated = 0.47 p < 0.05
PSI parent distress (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 21.40 Adjusted mean % = 28.80 Difference = -7.40 HomeVEE calculated = -0.24 p > 0.05
PSI parent distress (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 31.80 Adjusted mean % = 45.50 Difference = -13.70 HomeVEE calculated = -0.35 p < 0.05

footnote124

Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

HomVEE-calculated p-value is greater than 0.05, indicating that this result is not significant.

PSI parent-child dysfunction
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 21.60 Mean = 20.60 Mean difference = 1.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.00 p > 0.05
PSI parent-child dysfunction
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 20.40 Mean = 21.90 Mean difference = -1.50 HomeVEE calculated = 0.27 p > 0.05
PSI parent-child dysfunction (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 21.40 Adjusted mean % = 17.40 Difference = 4.40 HomeVEE calculated = 0.17 p > 0.05
PSI parent-child dysfunction (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 19.10 Adjusted mean % = 22.70 Difference = -3.60 HomeVEE calculated = -0.13 p > 0.05
PSI total score
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 76.30 Mean = 76.90 Mean difference = -0.60 HomeVEE calculated = 0.20 p > 0.05
PSI total score
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families Mean = 74.20 Mean = 81.90 Mean difference = -7.70 HomeVEE calculated = 0.49 p < 0.05
PSI total score (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 19.60 Adjusted mean % = 22.00 Difference = -2.40 HomeVEE calculated = -0.09 p > 0.05
PSI total score (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 20.60 Adjusted mean % = 34.90 Difference = -14.30 HomeVEE calculated = -0.44 p < 0.05
Any PSI scale (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 32.70 Adjusted mean % = 44.10 Difference = -11.40 HomeVEE calculated = -0.29 p < 0.05

footnote124

Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

HomVEE-calculated p-value is greater than 0.05, indicating that this result is not significant.

Any PSI scale (proportion with clinically concerning problems)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
6 months Bridgeport, CT 117 families % (adjusted) = 38.10 Adjusted mean % = 57.60 Difference = -19.50 HomeVEE calculated = -0.48 p < 0.05
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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties

BSI

The Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) is designed to assess global psychiatric symptoms. Items are rated on a 5-point scale from not at all to extremely. Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

BSI (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

The Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) is designed to assess global psychiatric symptoms. Items are rated on a 5-point scale from not at all to extremely. Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

CES-D

Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES–D; Radloff, 1977). Items are rated on a 4-point scale from rarely or none of the time to most or all of the time. Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

CES-D (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES–D; Radloff, 1977). Items are rated on a 4-point scale from rarely or none of the time to most or all of the time. Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI difficult child

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI difficult child (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI parent distress

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI parent distress (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI parent-child dysfunction

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI parent-child dysfunction (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI total score

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

PSI total score (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

Any PSI scale (proportion with clinically concerning problems)

Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Short Form is designed to identify parent-child systems that are under stress and are at risk for dysfunction parenting practices. The PSI includes three domains (Parent Distress, Difficult Child,and Parent–Child Dysfunctional) and items are rated on a 5-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by the author

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