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Prevention of child mental health problems in Southeastern Europe - Adapt, Optimize, Test, and Extend Parenting for Lifelong Health

Prevention of child mental health problems in Southeastern Europe - Adapt, Optimize, Test, and Extend Parenting for Lifelong Health

Objective

Significant burden of mental health disorders in LMIC could be prevented if effective services, especially early interventions, were more widely available. Nearly half of all mental disorders have an early onset before the age of 14 and often take a costly chronic course impacting social functioning, economic productivity as well as quality of life. Parenting interventions represent one approach to prevention of child mental health disorders, particular behavioral disorders, which could reduce the global burden of mental disorders in LMIC. However, addressing extending parenting intervention research to LMIC does not only require rigorous testing of the efficacy of interventions in new LMIC, but also requires increased attention to implementation, dissemination, and sustainability. This calls for a systematic empirical process that at a) adapts content and materials to the respective LMIC, b) tests the different components, c) subsequently, optimizes the intervention based on these initial results, and then d) re-tests the optimized intervention again while attending to broader contextual and economic influences. This is what we will propose for RISE. We will use an intervention that has been specifically designed for low resource settings and already been introduced and tested in other LMIC. The Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH) is one of the first programs to provide early intervention parenting programs to prevent adverse childhood experiences and reduce child behavioral problems in LMIC. We plan to extend the program of research on PLH in three of the poorest countries in Europe where empirically-based prevention programs are in need of wide scale implementation. In RISE, we plan to innovatively combine the state-of-the art Multiphase Optimization Strategy for intervention research with a rigorous implementation science approach, which will allow RISE to make significant advances in the prevention of child behavioral disorders in Southeastern Europe.
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UNIVERSITAET BREMEN

Address

Bibliothekstrasse 1
28359 Bremen

Germany

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 368 133,03

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UNIVERSITAET KLAGENFURT

Austria

EU Contribution

€ 502 097,50

BANGOR UNIVERSITY

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 114 393,50

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

South Africa

EU Contribution

€ 49 960

UNIVERSITATEA BABES BOLYAI

Romania

EU Contribution

€ 500 787,50

INSTITUT ZA BILAKJ SEMEJSTVO I SISTEMSKA PRAKSA - ALTENATIVA

North Macedonia

EU Contribution

€ 451 562,50

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC

United States

EU Contribution

€ 96 000

THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 319 805

ASOCIATIA OBSTEASCA SANATATE PENTRU TINERI

Moldova

EU Contribution

€ 453 255

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 120 098,22

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 779318

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 January 2018

  • End date

    31 December 2021

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.1.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 976 092,25

  • EU contribution

    € 2 976 092,25

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITAET BREMEN

Germany