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Behavioural Intervention

Early Childhood Friendship Project for Healthy Preschoolers (ECFP-3 Trial)

Led By Jamie M Ostrov, Ph.D.
Research Sponsored by State University of New York at Buffalo
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be younger than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up an average of 12 months post-intervention completion.
Awards & highlights

ECFP-3 Trial Summary

This trial aims to test the impact of an Early Childhood Friendship Project (ECFP) on preschoolers' aggression, prosocial behavior, & school readiness, & examine how physiology and other factors affect success.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for children attending certain child care centers in the Buffalo region of New York who are planning to start kindergarten in the fall. There are no specific exclusion criteria, so it appears open to all eligible children at these centers.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The Early Childhood Friendship Project (ECFP) aims to improve kids' social skills and reduce aggression by having teachers implement a program with coaching support. The study will track changes over time, including after the kids start kindergarten.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this intervention involves educational and behavioral techniques rather than medical or pharmaceutical treatments, traditional side effects are not applicable. However, there may be variations in individual responses to the program.

ECFP-3 Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~an average of 12 months post-intervention completion.
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and an average of 12 months post-intervention 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
Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Learning (DIBELS) - Letter Naming Fluency
Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Learning (DIBELS) - Sound Fluency
Early Numeracy Skills: One-to-One Counting
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ECFP-3 Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Intervention GroupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive the Early Childhood Friendship project intervention (8x10-min puppet shows, 7x5-min gross motor activities7x5-min passive activities, up to 3x1-hour in-vivo behavioral reinforcement periods).
Group II: Control GroupActive Control1 Intervention
Participants will not receive the Early Childhood Friendship project intervention.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)NIH
1,963 Previous Clinical Trials
2,674,141 Total Patients Enrolled
State University of New York at BuffaloLead Sponsor
246 Previous Clinical Trials
48,888 Total Patients Enrolled
Jamie M Ostrov, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity at Buffalo, SUNY

Media Library

Early Childhood Friendship Project (Behavioural Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05908461 — N/A
Healthy Subjects Research Study Groups: Intervention Group, Control Group
Healthy Subjects Clinical Trial 2023: Early Childhood Friendship Project Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05908461 — N/A
Early Childhood Friendship Project (Behavioural Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05908461 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Are seniors aged 70 and above able to participate in the study?

"Participants in this study must fall within the 4-6 year age bracket."

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What is the overall sample size for this clinical research project?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial, first published on the 16th of August 2023 and last modified on 24th August 2023 is currently enrolling individuals. 600 subjects are sought after from 1 specific medical centre according to data found on clinicaltrials.gov."

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Is enrollment for this experiment still open?

"This medical trial requires 600 participants, aged 4 to 6 years old and with no pre-existing conditions."

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Is the application process for this clinical trial still active?

"Indeed, the online data hosted on clinicaltrials.gov declares that this medical study is recruiting participants. First published on August 16th 2023 and recently updated on August 24th of the same year, 600 patients are needed from a single research facility."

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~400 spots leftby Apr 2027