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Effectivness of Family Oriented Training Program Based on Parents Behavioral Management on The Clinical Symptoms and School Performance of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Mahmoud Jafarnezhad, Bagher Ghobari Bonab, Fariborz Bagheri
Department of Psychology and Educationa of Exceptional children
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Objectiv: The aim of the present researh was to develop a Family Education Program based on the model of Behavior Management for Parents and study its effectiveness on reducing the clinical symptoms and improvement of educational performance in their children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Method: This was a quasi-experimental study with pre-test post-test design and a control group. The statistical society of the study included all children with ADHD and their parent, in the primary schools of Qazvin City. population, of which 40 ADHD students were chosen as a sample using the random multistage cluster sampling model. The subjects were selected and randomly assigned into experimental and control groups (20 each). To evaluate the clinical symptoms, Teacher and Parent Rating Scale (SNAP-IV) was used. To assess the school performance, the researchers developed and used an assessment tool. intervention package consisted of a ten-session treatment protocol on the parents’ behavior management based on behavioral model. To analyze data, Multivariate Analysis of Covariance (MANCOVA) was utilized. Results: The research findings showed that intervention of teaching behavioral management for the children with ADHD is significantly effective in reducing clinical symptoms (P < 0.001) and improving school achievement (P < 0.001). Counclusion: Thus, this program can be implemented to improve clinical symptoms and school performance in the target group, and planning is essential for its implementation.
Article number: 4
Keywords: Parent behavioral management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), School performance.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/03/3 | Accepted: 2022/04/11 | Published: 2022/08/20

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