Tulane Institute of Infant and
Early Trauma Treatment Network
This study, conducted by the Early Trauma Treatment Network (ETTN), is designed to disseminate an evidence-based model of treatment, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, to intervene with traumatized infants and toddlers and their caregivers. Child-Parent Psychotherapy has been validated as effective for an ethnically and culturally diverse group of children aged birth to six who have experienced interpersonal violence and sudden loss, and their caregivers. The ETTN is developing a method to measure fidelity of implementation of this manualized treatment method. The ETTN collaborative includes the University of California at San Francisco's Child Trauma Research Project, as well as three other sites that also conduct early trauma treatment, service delivery, and training: Infant Team at Tulane University School of Medicine, Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center, and Child Violence Exposure Program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.
Evaluation of the Capital Area United Way - Social Innovation Fund (SIF)
Evaluation of the Capital Area United Way’s 10 year commitment to early childhood education and development and its 5 targeted outcomes to ensure that children enter school ready to learn. SIF is a $2 million federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service which requires a dollar for dollar cash match by the grantee (CAUW) and the sub-grantees that will receive funds.
PI: Geoffrey Nagle, PhD, LCSW, MPH
Prevention of Child Maltreatment: A Focus on Social Norms and Corporal PunishmentThe aims of this project are to: 1) assess the effects of prior intervention efforts to change social norms relevant to child maltreatment risk and use of corporal punishment; 2) explore issues relevant to informing theory, instrument, and intervention development regarding corporal punishment use; and 3) explore associations and variations between perceived social norms and use of corporal punishment.
PI: Catherine A. Taylor, PhD, MSW, MPH