This study has three aims: Phase I: Through focus group interviews with expert clinicians, leaders of organizations, and parents with children with ASD, this study aims to identify the psychosocial needs of parents of children with ASD, specifically a) the types of concerns that parents find most difficult and stressful b) areas of concern that lack support and resources, and c) areas of need for education and skill training. This study also aims to gather feedback on the Benson-Henry Institute's Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP). Phase II: Informed by Phase I findings, this study aims to develop and determine the feasibility and acceptability of a virtual 8-session Relaxation Response Resiliency (3RP) program for parents of children with ASD. Phase II: This study also aims to test the effectiveness of a pilot wait-list control trial, establishing efficacy of a virtual resiliency program.
1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: change between baseline (week 0) to post intervention (week 12)
60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Experimental: 3RP treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A
Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you: