Journal article

A telehealth intervention for families caring for a child with traumatic brain injury (TBI)

DT Woods, C Catroppa, C Godfrey, R Giallo, J Matthews, VA Anderson

Social Care and Neurodisability | Published : 2014

Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to determine the preliminary clinical utility of a telephone-support format of the “Signposts” (Hudson et al., 2003) behavioural intervention programme to be used with a paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) population. Design/methodology/approach – Nine families caring for a child with moderate or severe TBI, participated in a pilot study of a TBI adapted “Signposts for Building Better Behaviour” manualised programme. The programme is designed to help parents learn positive parenting skills and strategies that empower them to successfully manage their child's challenging behavi..

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