Journal article

Managing challenging behaviour in preschool children post-traumatic brain injury with online clinician support: protocol for a pilot study.

Kaitlyn Taylor, Cathy Catroppa, Celia Godfrey, Audrey McKinlay, Jennie Ponsford, Jan Matthews, Vicki Anderson

Pilot Feasibility Stud | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children is associated with a range of poor long-term outcomes, including behavioural disturbances. Parents can experience high levels of stress and injury-related burden, and evidence suggests that distressed parents are less likely to adopt positive parenting styles to manage their child's behaviour. The 'Signposts for Building Better Behaviour' program is a parenting programme that was originally developed to assist parents of children with an intellectual disability in managing their child's behaviour. More recently, it has been adapted to include a TBI module, to assist parents in managing post-TBI behaviour. However, geographical and financia..

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