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Behavioral Intervention

Online Program for Parenting Communication

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Recruiting
Research Sponsored by Innovation Research & Training
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
The adult must be the legal guardian of a child ages 9 to 12 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up pretest and posttest (about four weeks after pretest questionnaire completion)
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Summary

"This trial aims to see if an online program called Media Aware Parent - Tween can help parents of 9-12 year olds have better talks with their kids about health and media."

Who is the study for?
This trial is for parents of children aged 9-12. It's designed to help them communicate effectively with their kids about health, gender, body image, and relationships. Parents must have regular internet access to participate.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study is testing 'Media Aware Parent - Tween,' an online program aimed at improving parent-child communication in the context of media influence on health and social topics versus a standard resource.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves an educational program rather than a medical intervention, traditional physical side effects are not applicable. However, participants may experience changes in comfort level or stress related to discussing sensitive topics.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

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I am the legal guardian of a child aged 9 to 12.

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~pretest and posttest (about four weeks after pretest questionnaire completion)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and pretest and posttest (about four weeks after pretest questionnaire completion) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change from pretest in child report of acceptance of gender stereotypical roles
Change from pretest in child report of attitudes toward puberty
Change from pretest in child report of awareness of family media rules
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Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Intervention Program: Media Aware Parent -TweenExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will have access to an intervention between pre-test and post-test assessments. The intervention, Media Aware Parent -Tween, is an online program for parents of tweens ages 9-12 designed to help parents have effective conversations with their child about body image, sexual development, gender stereotypes, romantic relationships, and media.
Group II: Active Control ResourceActive Control1 Intervention
Parents will have access to medically-accurate information about topics such as body image, sexual development, gender stereotypes, and romantic relationships.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Innovation Research & TrainingLead Sponsor
12 Previous Clinical Trials
7,087 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Communication
1,306 Patients Enrolled for Communication
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)NIH
1,988 Previous Clinical Trials
2,682,923 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Communication
600 Patients Enrolled for Communication
~400 spots leftby Jul 2025