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Breaking the Cycle of Behavioral Health Problems and Crime

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $940,000)

The proposed study will be the first randomized trial of two promising manualized 16-session one-to-one educational and therapeutic interventions for complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), to test their efficacy for the prevention of intergenerational involvement in criminal activities by enhancing the functioning and parenting of high-risk or previously incarcerated mothers of young children: (1) Trauma Adaptive Recovery Group Education and Therapy (TARGET); (2) Present Centered Therapy (PCT). All study participants will be from Connecticut

Date Created: September 9, 2004