Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers

Scientific Rating:
3
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are no pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers as listed below:

Support is provided by Connect trainers and through contact with the Connect Training Team to discuss engagement and implementation challenges. Connect supervisors provide support to trainees on how to engage families and to support program completion. Technical assistance is not provided. For more information contact the Adolescent Health Lab (email: ConnectProject@sfu.ca) or Dr. Marlene M. Moretti (email: moretti@sfu.ca).

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers as listed below:

Sessions are videotaped and reviewed during the certification period to monitor treatment adherence and fidelity. Trainees and their supervisors review the tapes and complete a Session Reflection Form that focuses on key session components.

Program delivery is also monitored through the standardized client feedback form and the semi-structured group interview that is completed by a third party in the final session of the program. Client feedback can be compared across Connect groups to assess the relative fit and utility of the intervention for caregivers.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are no implementation guides or manuals for Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Connect: An Attachment-Based Program for Parents and Caregivers.