Caregiver Intervention Database

Home-based Psychoeducational Program for Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Patients

Home-based Psychoeducational Program for Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Patients PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Sharon Ostwald, PhDE-mail: sharon.k.ostwald@uth.tmc.eduOVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: The focus of this intervention was on the caregiver- stroke survivor dyad, and provided education, counseling, skill training and community referrals in joint sessions at home and/or mailed to the couple. The intervention lasted for the […]

PROJECT CLUES: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Persons with Severe Disabilities

PROJECT CLUES: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Persons with Severe Disabilities PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Timothy R. Elliott, PhDDepartment of Educational PsychologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXEmail: telliott@tamu.edu OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: Developed in 2002 with support from the National Institute of Child Health and Development, the National Institute of Disability Research and Rehabilitation, National Center […]

Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral® (TCARE®)

Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral® (TCARE®) PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Rhonda J. V. Montgomery, PhDHelen Bader School of Social WelfareUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeP.O. Box 786Milwaukee, WI 53201E-mail: rjvmont@tcarenavigator.com.OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF THE CAREGIVER PROGRAM: TCARE® (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral®) is an evidence-based, six step care management program developed in 2007 by Dr. Rhonda JV Montgomery and colleagues at […]

The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends

The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Jennifer L. Wolff, Ph.DDepartment of Health Policy and ManagementJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health624 North Broadway, Room 692Baltimore, MD 21205E-mail: jwolff@jhsph.edu For information about Guided Care, please send an email to: guided@jhsph.edu.OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends (GCPFF) […]

PROJECT FOCUS: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers with Spinal Cord Injuries

PROJECT FOCUS: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers with Spinal Cord Injuries PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:  Timothy R. Elliott, PhDDepartment of Educational PsychologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXE-mail: telliott@tamu.edu OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM: Developed in 1996 with support from the Centers for Disease Control, Project FOCUS is an individualized problem-solving intervention provided to family caregivers of persons with […]

Caring for You, Caring for Me – 2nd Edition

Caring for You, Caring for Me: Education and Support for Family and Professional Caregivers – 2nd Edition This 10-hour program, conducted in five two-hour modules, addresses the needs of family and professional caregivers by bringing them together in a relaxed setting to discuss common issues, share ideas, and gain a better understanding of each others […]

Care Transitions (Coleman)

Care Transitions (Coleman) PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Eric Coleman, M.D., M.P.H.The Division of Health Care Policy and Research13611 East Colfax Avenue, Suite 100Aurora, CO 80045-5701Office: (303) 724-2523Fax: (303) 724-2486Email: eric.coleman@ucdenver.edu Care Transitions Website OVERALL SNAPSHOT OF CAREGIVER INTERVENTION/PROGRAM:The overriding goal of the Care Transitions ProgramSM is to improve care transitions by providing patients and their caregivers with tools and […]

Skills2Care (Gitlin)

Skills2Care (f/k/a Environmental Skill-Building Program  PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Laura N. Gitlin, Ph.D., DirectorCenter for Applied Research on Aging and Health Jefferson College of Health Professions130 S. 9th Street, Suite 513Philadelphia, PA 19107Office: (215) 503-2896Fax: (215) 923-2475Email: Laura.Gitlin@jefferson.edu Intervention Title: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Home Environmental Intervention: Effect on Efficacy and Upset in Caregivers and on Daily […]

Anger and Depression Management (Gallagher-Thompson)

PI Contact Information:     Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, PhD, Older Adult Center, VA Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, E-mail: dolorest@stanford.edu Intervention Study Title:     Anger and Depression Management: Psychoeducational Skill Training Interventions for  Women Caregivers of a Relative With Dementia

PST for Family Caregivers of Women with Disabilities (Elliott)

PI Contact Information:     Timothy R. Elliott, PhD, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, E-mail: telliott@tamu.edu Intervention Study Title:     Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Women with Disabilities: A randomized control trial