Barriers to success in parent training for young children with developmental delay-The role of cumulative risk

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of cumulative risk on dropout and treatment outcome in parent training. The findings suggest that it can be useful to conceptualize risk factors as having a cumulative, in addition to individual, influence on parent-training interventions for children with developmental delay and have significant implications for clinical practice. It is important for clinicians to regularly assess for risk factors, and future research should examine ways in which clinicians can improve retention and outcome of parent training in the presence of multiple risk factors.

Bagner, Daniel M. & Graziano, Paulo A. (2013). Behavior Modification, 37, 356-377.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Manual, 1999
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Manual, 2011

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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