Caregiver Intervention Database

PST for Family Caregivers of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries (Rivera, et al.)

PST for Family Caregivers of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries (Rivera, et al.) PI Contact Information:Patricia A. Rivera, PhD, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, E-mail: patricia.rivera@va.gov Intervention Study Title: Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Randomized Control Trial 

Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (Melnyk)

Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (Melnyk) PI Contact Information:Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAANDean and Distinguished Foundation Professor in NursingArizona State University College of Nursing & Health InnovationPhoenix, AZTelephone (602) 496-2200E-mail: bernadette.melnyk@asu.edu Intervention Study Title: Maternal Anxiety and Depression after a Premature Infant’s Discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Explanatory Effects of the […]

Coping with Caregiving (Gallagher-Thompson)

Coping with Caregiving (Gallagher-Thompson) The Coping with Caregiving workbook and class focuses on improving caregiver well-being by teaching strategies to use when caregiving responsibilities become stressful, and how to manage the difficult behaviors associated with their relative’s memory problems. Material also reviews skills to improve your sense of well-being, including ways to relax and increase […]

Dementia Caregiver Education (Wettstein, Perren)

Dementia Caregiver Education (Wettstein, Perren) Dementia caregiver education Principal Investigator (s): Albert Wettstein, Sonja Perren, and colleagues Institutional Affiliation: Stadtärztlicher Dienst, Zürich, Switzerland Description of Intervention: 1. Summary of Intervention We did a randomized controlled intervention study of dementia-caregiver education in 128 dementia-caregiver dyads. (65 received 8 modules of 2h group education and 63 received […]

Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease (Teri)

Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease (Teri) Name of Intervention: Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease (RDAD) Principal Investigator (s): Linda Teri, Ph.D. Institutional Affiliation: University of Washington Description of Intervention: 1. Summary of Intervention The RDAD intervention was a caregiver education program that combined exercise training with teaching caregivers how to manage dementia-related behavior problems in […]

Psychosocial Interventions for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia – a REACH 1 Trial (Burgio)

Psychosocial Interventions for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia – a REACH 1 Trial (Burgio) Name of Intervention: Impact of Two Psychosocial Interventions on White and African American Family Caregivers with Dementia Principal Investigator (s): Louis D. Burgio, Ph.D. Institutional Affiliation: Center for Mental Health and Aging University of Alabama Description of Caregiver Intervention 1. […]

Southern Illinois Rural Caregiver Telehealth Project (Chwalisz/Dollinger)

Southern Illinois Rural Caregiver Telehealth Project (Chwalisz/Dollinger) Name of Intervention: SIU Rural Caregiver Telehealth Intervention Trial Principal Investigator (s): Kathleen Chwalisz & Stephanie Clancy Dollinger Institutional Affiliation: Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale Description of Intervention: 1. Summary of Intervention The Southern Illinois Rural Caregiver Telehealth Project is designed to specifically meet the needs […]

Future Planning Curriculum for Familes & Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities (Heller/Caldwell)

Future Planning Curriculum for Families & Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities (Heller/Caldwell) Name of Intervention: The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training Curriculum for Families and Their Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities Principal Investigator (s): Tamar Heller and Joe Caldwell Institutional Affiliation: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities, Department of […]