Four randomized trials of SafeCare have recently been completed, and each has found benefit of SafeCare relative to other services or to a no treatment control.
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Bullinger, L. R., Marcus, S., Reuben, K., Whitaker, D. J., & Self-Brown, S. (2022). Evaluating child maltreatment and family violence risk during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Using a telehealth home visiting program as a conduit to families. Infant Mental Health Journal. Retrieved from https://bit.ly/3FhGkiB
Self-Brown, S., Weeks, E. A., Perry, E. W., Lee, N., Rivers, D. E. S., Reuben, K., Rao, N., O’Connor, M. H., Feinberg, I., Willging, C., & Whitaker, D. J. (2022). Findings from a Structured Adaptation Process for the SafeCare Parenting Program to Address Family Needs in a Diverse Refugee Community. Research on Social Work Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/10497315221079237
Mills, A. L., Mader, L. L., Lefever, J. B., Nuttall, A. K., Biglow, K., Carta, J.J., & Borkowski, J. G. (2022). Effects of a brief parenting intervention on latinx mothers and their children. Family Process. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12738.
Staiano, A.E., Shanley, J.R., Kihm, H., Hawkins, K.R., Self-Brown, S., Hӧchsmann, C., Osborne, M.C., LeBlanc, M.M., Apolzan, J.W., Martin, C.K. (2021). Digital Tools to Support Family-Based Weight Management for Children: Mixed Methods Pilot and Feasibility Study. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.2196/24714
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Self-Brown, S., Reuben, K.R., Perry, E.W., Bullinger, L.R., Osborne, M.C., Bielecki, J., & Whitaker, D. (2020). The Impact of COVID-19 on the Delivery of an Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Prevention Program: Understanding the Perspectives of SafeCare® Providers. Journal of Family Violence. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-020-00217-6
Shanley, J. R., Armistead, L. P., Musyimi, C., Nyamai, D., Ishiekwene, M., Mutiso, V., & Ndetei, D. (2021). Engaging community voices to assess Kenya’s strengths and limitations to support a child maltreatment prevention program. Child Abuse & Neglect. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104772
Whitaker D.J., Self-Brown, S., Hayat, M., Osborne, M., Weeks, E., Reidy, D., Lyons, M. (2020). Effect of the SafeCare© model on parenting outcomes among parents in child welfare systems: A cluster randomized trial. Preventive Medicine. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106167
Guastaferro, K. & Lutzker, J. R. (2019). A Methodological Review of SafeCare. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28: 3268. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-019-01531-4
Guastaferro, K., Miller, K., Lai, B. S., Shanley, J., Kemner, A., Whitaker, D. J., & Lutzker, J. R. (2019). Modification to a Systematically Braided Parent-support Curriculum: Results from a Feasibility Pilot. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28: 1780. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-019-01369-w
Whitaker, D. J., Lyons, M., Weeks, E. A., Hayat, M. J., Self-Brown, S., & Zahidi, R. (2019). Does adoption of an evidence-based practice lead to job turnover? Results from a randomized trial. Journal of Community Psychology, Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22305
Gallitto, E., Romano, E., & Drolet, M. (2018). Caregivers' perspectives on the SafeCare® programme: Implementing an evidence‐based intervention for child neglect. Child & Family Social Work, 23(2), 307-315.
Guastaferro, K., Lai, B. S., Miller, K., Chatham, J. S., Whitaker, D. J., Self-Brown, S., Kemner, A., & Lutzker, J. R. (2018). Braiding two evidence-based programs for families at-risk: Results of a cluster randomized trial. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(2), 535-546. bit.ly/2A4jzR6
Gunderson, L. M., Willging, C. E., Trott Jaramillo, E. M., Green, A. E., Fettes, D. L., Hecht, D. B., & Aarons, G. A. (2018). The good coach: implementation and sustainment factors that affect coaching as evidence-based intervention fidelity support. Journal of Children's Services, 13(1), 1-17.
Hubel, G.S., Rostad, W.L., Self-Brown, & S., Moreland, A.D. (2018). Service needs of adolescent parents in child welfare: Is an evidence-based, structured, in-home behavioral training protocol effective? Child Abuse & Neglect, 79, 203-212. bit.ly/2ygIXld
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Oppenheim-Weller & Zeira (2018). SafeCare in Israel: The challenges of implementing an evidence-based program, Children and Youth Services Review, 85, 187-193.
Self-Brown, S., Osborne, M., Boyd Jr., C., Brown, N., Rostad, W., Patterson, A., Baker, E., Thomas, A., McAdam, E., Jackson, M., Glasheen, T., & Lai, B. (2018). The impact of SafeCare® Dads to Kids program on father maltreatment risk and involvement: Outcomes and lessons learned from an efficacy trial. Child Abuse & Neglect, 83, 31-41. bit.ly/2QKiWSa
Tiwari, A. & Self-Brown, S. (2018). Feasibility of biological sample collection among a high-risk maternal population for child maltreatment-qualitative pilot findings. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 1-11.
Weegar, K., Moorman. J., Stenason, L., Romano, E. (2018). Perspectives on the implementation of an evidence-based neglect program within child welfare. Children in Youth Services Review, 1-10.
Willging, C. E., Gunderson, L., Green, A. E., Jaramillo, E. T., Garrison, L., Ehrhart, M. G., & Aarons, G. A. (2018). Perspectives from Community-Based Organizational Managers on Implementing and Sustaining Evidence-Based Interventions in Child Welfare. Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance, 42(4), 359-379.
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Guastaferro, K., Miller, K., Lutzker, J.R., Whitaker, D.J., Chatham, J.S., Lai, B.S., & Kemner, A. (2017). Implementing a braided home-based parent-support curriculum: Lessons learned. Psychosocial Intervention. bit.ly/2CF4gkj
Ondersma, S.J., Martin, J., Fortson, B., Whitaker, D.J., Self-Brown, S., Beatty, J., . . . Chaffin, M. (2017). Technology to augment early home visitation for child maltreatment prevention: A pragmatic randomized trial. Child Maltreatment, 1-10. bit.ly/2yc3K9C
Rostad, W.L., Self-Brown, S., Boyd, C., Osborne, M., & Patterson, A. (2017). Exploration of factors predictive of at-risk fathers participation in a pilot study of an augmented evidence-based parent training program: A mixed methods approach. Children and Youth Services Review, 79, 485-494. bit.ly/2OOeip1
Self-Brown, S., Osborne, M.C., Lai, B.S., Brown, N.D., Glasheen, T. L., & Adams, M.C. (2017). Initial findings from a feasibility trial examining the SafeCare Dad to Kids program with marginalized fathers. Journal of Family Violence, 32(8), 751-766. bit.ly/2ydo1M7
Self-Brown, S. R., Osborne M. C., Rostad W., & Feil, E. (2017). A technology-mediated approach to the implementation of an evidence-based child maltreatment prevention program. Child Maltreatment, 22(4), 344–353. bit.ly/2Pt2dmd
Slemaker, A., Espeleta, H.C., Heidari, Z., Bohora, S.B., & Silovsky, J.F. (2017). Childhood injury prevention: Predictors of home hazards in latino families enrolled in SafeCare®. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 42(7), 738-747. bit.ly/2A57pHK
Tiwari, A., Self-Brown, S., Lai, B.S., McCarty, C., & Carruth, L. (2017). Effects of an evidence-based parenting program on biobehavioral stress among at-risk mothers for child maltreatment: A pilot study. Social Work in Health Care, 1-27. bit.ly/2NyZKVD
Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Aarons, G., Fettes, D., Hurlburt, M., & Ledesma, K. (2016). EBT fidelity trajectories across training cohorts using the interagency collaborative team strategy. Administration and Policy In Mental Health And Mental Health Services Research, 34, 144-156. bit.ly/2QJBpyb
Guastaferro, K.M., Lutzker, J.R., and Graham, M.L. (2016). Using a technological augmentation to enhance parent-infant interactions with parents at risk. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 38(1), 15-31.
Hanson R.F., Self-Brown, S., Rostad, W.L. & Jackson, M.C. (2016). The what, when, and why of implementation frameworks for evidence-based practices in child welfare and child mental health service systems. Child Abuse and Neglect, 53, 53-63. bit.ly/2CcOwUO
Lutzker, J.R., & Casillas, K.L. (2016). The importance of examining variants of implementation among evidence-based and promising programs to prevent child maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 53, 1-3. bit.ly/2ORxJ05
Prinz, R.J., Sanders, M.R., Shapiro, C.J., Whitaker, D.J., & Lutzker, J.R. (2016). Addendum to “population-based prevention of child maltreatment: The U.S. Triple P system population trial”. Prevention Science, 17(3), 410-416. bit.ly/2CCuFzf
Self-Brown, S., Cowart-Osborne, M., Baker, E., Thomas, A., Boyd Jr., C., Chege, E., Jackson, M., Meister, E., & Lutzker, J. (in press). Dad2K: An adaptation of SafeCare to enhance positive parenting skills with at-risk fathers. Journal of Child and Family Behavior Therapy.
Self-Brown, S., Tiwari, A., Lai, B., Roby, S., & Kinnish, K. (2016). Impact of caregiver factors on youth service utilization of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy in a community setting. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(6), 1871-1879.
Shaw, K.M., Theis, K.A., Self-Brown, S., Roblin, D.W., & Barker, L. (2016). Chronic disease disparities by county economic status and metropolitan classification, behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2013. Preventing Chronic Disease, 13.
Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Aarons, G.A., Fettes, D., Hurlburt, M.S., & Ledesma, K. (2015). EBT fidelity trajectories across training cohorts using the Interagency Collaborative Team Strategy. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 1-13. bit.ly/2ywJ1wG
Morales, Y., Lutzker, J.R., Shanley, J.R., Guastaferro, K.M. (2015). Parent-infant interaction training with a Latino mother. International Journal of Health and Human Development, 8(2), 135-145.
Self-Brown, S., Cowart-Osborne, M., Baker, E., Thomas, A., Boyd Jr., C., Chege, E., Jackson, M., Meister, E., & Lutzker, J. (2015). Dad2K: An adaptation of SafeCare to enhance positive parenting skills with at-risk fathers. Journal of Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 37, 138-155.
Whitaker, D.J., Rogers-Brown, J.S., Cowart-Osborne, M., Self-Brown, S.,& Lutzker, J.R. (2015). Public child welfare staff knowledge, attitudes, and referral behaviors for an evidence based parenting program. Psychosocial Interventions, 24, 89-95.
Willging, C., Green A.E., Gunderson, L., Chaffin, M., & Aarons, G.A. (2015). From a “Perfect Storm” to “Smooth Sailing”: Policymaker Perspectives on Implementation and Sustainment of an Evidence-Based Practice in Two States. Child Maltreatment, 20, 24-36. bit.ly/2NCzhpW
Willging, C.E., Trott, E.M., Gunderson, L., Fettes, D., Green, A.E., Hurlburt, M.S., & Aarons, G.A. (2015). Research-Supported Intervention Discretion among Frontline Workers Implementing Home Visitation Services. Research on Social Work Practice. bit.ly/2ydr5rB
Aarons, G.A., Green, A.E., Willging, C.E., Ehrhart, M.E., Roesch, S.C., Hecht, D.B., & Chaffin, M.J. (2014). Mixed-method study of a conceptual model of evidence-based intervention sustainment across multiple public-sector service settings. Implementation Science, 9:183. bit.ly/2RGIeSp
Aarons, G. A., Hurlburt, M., Willging, C., Fettes, D., Gunderson, L., Chaffin, M., & Palinkas, L. (2014). Collaboration, Negotiation, and Coalescence for Interagency-Collaborative Teams to Scale-up Evidence-Based Practice. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 43(6), 915-928. bit.ly/2pMSGLl
Corso P, Taylor N, Bennett J, Ingels J, Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ. (2014). Marginal cost analysis of two train-the-trainer models for implementing SafeCare. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 15, 623-626. bit.ly/2PBuLty
Cowart-Osborne M, Jackson M, Chege E, Baker E, Whitaker DJ, & Self-Brown, S. (2014). Technology based innovations in child maltreatment prevention: Examples from SafeCare®. Social Sciences, 3(3), 427-440. bit.ly/2IOxBsM
Finno, M., Hurlburt, M., Fettes, D., & Aarons, G. A. (2014). Cultural adaptation of an evidence-based home visitation program: Latino clients’ experiences of service delivery during implementation and sustainment. Journal of Children’s Services, 9(4), 280-294.
Hurlburt, M., Aarons, G. A., Fettes, D., Willging, C., Gunderson, L., Palinkas, L., & Chaffin, M. (2014). Interagency Collaborative Teams for Capacity Building to Scale-Up of Evidence-Based Practice: Structure and Process. Children and Youth Services Review, 39, 160-168. bit.ly/2A5v8Y1
Self-Brown, S., McFry, E., Montesanti, A., Edwards-Gaura, A., Lutzker, J., Shanley, J., & Whitaker,D. (2014) SafeCare: A Prevention and Intervention Program for Child Neglect and Physical Abuse. In R.M. Reece, R.F. Hanson & J. Sargent(Eds.) Treatment of child abuse: Common ground for mental health, medical and legal practitioners,2nd ed.(pp. 50-58). Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. bit.ly/2IOxfCj
Strong, L., Lutzker, J.R., Jabaley, J.J., Shanley, J.R., Self-Brown, S., Guastaferro, K.M. (2014). Training mothers recovering from substance abuse to identify and treat their children’s illnesses. International Journal of Health and Human Development, 7(2), 156-166.
Carta, J.J., Lefever, J.B., Bigelow, K., Borkowski, J., Warren, S.F. (2013). Randomized trial of a cellular phone-enhanced home visitation parenting intervention. Pediatrics, 132, S167-S173. bit.ly/2pPsGio
Guastaferro KM, Lutzker JR, Jabaley JJ, Shanley JR, & Crimmins DB (2013). Teaching young mothers to identify developmental milestones. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 6(2), 223-233.
Shanley, J.R., Graham, M.L., Lutzker, J.R., Edwards-Gaura, A., Whitaker, D.J., & Self-Brown, S. (2013). Lessons learned from national and international implementations of SafeCare®. International Public Health Journal, 5(1), 31-38.
Aarons, G.A., Fettes, D.L., Sommerfeld, D.H., & Palinkas, L.A. (2012). Mixed Methods for Implementation Research: Application to Evidence-Based Practice Implementation and Turnover in Community Based Organizations Providing Child Welfare Services. Child Maltreatment, 17(1), 67-79. bit.ly/2A5xeqZ
Aarons, GA, Green AE, Palinkas LA, Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ, Lutzker JR, Silovsky JF, Hecht DB, Chaffin MJ (2012). Dynamic adaptation process to implement an evidence-based child maltreatment intervention. Implementation Science, 7,32. bit.ly/2NDSmIF
Aarons, G.A. & Sommerfeld, D.H. (2012). Leadership, Innovation Climate, and Attitudes toward Evidence-Based Practice during a Statewide Implementation. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 51, 423-431. bit.ly/2CF7RPq
Chaffin, M., Bard, D., Bigfoot, D.S., & Maher, E.J. (2012). Is a structured, manualized, evidence-based treatment protocol culturally competent and equivalently effective among american indian parents in child welfare? Child Maltreatment, 17(3), 242-252. bit.ly/2QL1m0b
Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Bard, D., Silovsky, J.F., Beasley, & W.H. (2012). A statewide trial of the safecare home-based services model with parents in child protective services. Pediatrics, 129(3), 509-515. bit.ly/2ISHci4
Damashek, A., Bard, D., & Hecht, D. (2012). Provider Cultural Competency, Client Satisfaction, and Engagement in Home-Based Programs to Treat Child Abuse and Neglect. Child Maltreatment,17 (1), 56–66. bit.ly/2QMpr7b
Galanter, R., Self-Brown, S., Valente, J.R., Dorsey, S., Whitaker, D.J., Betuglia-Haley, M., & Prieto, M. (2012). Effectiveness of parent-child interaction therapy delivered to at-risk families in the home setting. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 34(3), 177-196.
Gaskin, E.H., Lutzker, J.R., Crimmins, D.B., & Robinson, L. (2012). Using a digital frame and pictorial information to enhance SafeCare® parent-infant interactions module with a mother with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 5, 187-202. bit.ly/2OR6R0e
Guastaferro KM, Lutzker JR, Graham ML, Shanley JR, Whitaker DJ. (2012). SafeCare: Historical perspective and dynamic development of an evidence-based scaled-up model for the prevention of child maltreatment. Psychosocial Interventions, 21, 171-180.
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Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ, Berliner L, Kolko D. (2012) Editors introduction to the special issue on implementation and dissemination research. Child Maltreatment, 17, 5-10.
Whitaker D.J., Ryan K.A., Wild, R.C., Self-Brown S., Lutzker J.R., Shanley J.R., Gaura, A.E., McFry, E.A., Moseley, C.N., Hodges, A.E. (2012). Initial implementation indicators from a statewide rollout of SafeCare within a child welfare system. Child Maltreatment, 17, 96-101. bit.ly/2OQ84oA
Boyle, C.L., & Lutzker, J.R., (2011). A quantitative analysis of generalization outcomes found in behavioral parent training programs for reduction of child problem behavior. Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 4, 7-15.
Damashek, A., Doughty, D., Ware, L., & Silovsky, J. (2011). Predictors of client engagement and attrition in home-based child maltreatment prevention services. Child Maltreatment, 16(1), 9-20. bit.ly/2Cc2mqs
Edwards, AE, Lutzker JR, Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ. (2011). SafeCare: Addressing child maltreatment from a public health perspective. International Public Health Journal, 161-172.
Edwards-Gaura , A., Whitaker, D.J., Lutzker, J.R., Self-Brown, S., & Lewis, E. (2011). SafeCare: Application of an evidence-based program to prevent child maltreatment. In A. Rubin (Ed.) A clinician’s guide to evidence-based practice (pp. 259-272). Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.
Jabaley J, Lutzker JR, Whitaker DJ, & Self-Brown S. (2011). Using iPhones to enhance and reduce face-to-face home safety sessions with SafeCare®: An evidence-based child maltreatment prevention program. Journal of Family Violence, 26, 377-385.
Self-Brown S, Frederick K, Binder S, Whitaker DJ, Lutzker JR, Edwards-Gaura, A., & Blankenship, J. (2011). Examining the Need for Cultural Adaptations to an Evidence-Based Parent Training Program Targeting the Prevention of Child Maltreatment. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1166-1172.
Shanley, J. R. (2011). SafeCare: Helping parents enhance their children’s health, safety, and happiness. Section of Child Maltreatment Newsletter, Division 37, American Psychological Association, 15(3), 3-5.
Silovsky, J.F., Bard, D., Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Burrish, L., Owora, A., Beasley, L., Doughty, D., & Lutzker, J.R. (2011). Prevention of child maltreatment in high-risk rural families: A randomized clinical trial with child welfare outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1435-1444.
Binder, S., Lutzker, J.R., Whitaker, D. J., Self-Brown, S., Ryan, K., & Joe, K. (2010). SafeCare: Partnerships to Implement and Disseminate an Evidence-based Model to Prevent Child Maltreatment, Protecting Children, 25 (4), 24 - 38.
Edwards, A., Lutzker, J. R., Self-Brown, S., & Whitaker, D. J. (2010). SafeCare: Addressing child maltreatment from a public health perspective. International Public Health Journal, 2, 161-172.
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Aarons, G.A., Sommerfeld D., Hecht, D. B., Silovsky, J. F., & Chaffin, M. J. (2009). The impact of evidence-based practice implementation and fidelity monitoring on staff turnover: Evidence for a protective effect. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(2), 270-280. bit.ly/2Eb0TDc
Boyle CL, Sanders MR, Lutzker JR, Prinz RJ, Shapiro C, & Whitaker DJ (2009). An analysis of training, generalization, and maintenance effects of primary care Triple P for parents of preschool-aged children with disruptive behavior. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, DOI 10.1007/s10578-009-0156-7. bit.ly/2RL8hIr
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Palinkas, L. & Aarons, G.A. (2009). A view from the top: Executive and management challenges in a statewide implementation of an evidence-based practice to reduce child neglect. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 2(1), 47-55.
Prinz R.J., Sanders M.R., Shapiro C.J., Whitaker D.J., Lutzker J.R. (2009). Population-Based Prevention of Child Maltreatment: The U.S. Triple P System Population Trial. Prevention Science, 10, 1-12. bit.ly/2Punxrw
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Whitaker, D.J., Crimmins, D., Edwards, A. E., & Lutzker, J. R. (2008). Safety training and violence prevention using the SafeCare parent training model. In W. O’Donohue and J. E. Fisher (Eds.). Cognitive behavior therapy: Applying empirically supported techniques in your practice. (pp. 473-477). New York: John Wiley.
Whitaker, DJ, Lutzker, JR, Self-Brown S, Edwards AE (2008). Moving evidenced-based child maltreatment programs to practice settings: The SafeCare model. Report on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 8, 55-62.
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Klevens, J, & Whitaker DJ. (2007). A review of primary prevention strategies for preventing child maltreatment. Child Maltreatment, 12, 364-377.
Filene, J.M., Lutzker, J.R.,Hecht, D., & Silovsky, J (2005). Project SafeCare: Issues in replication of an ecobehavioral model of child maltreatment prevention. In K.A. Kendall-Tackett & S.M. Giacomoni (Eds.). Child Victimization: Maltreatment, bullying and dating violence, prevention and intervention, (pp.18/1-21). Kingston, N.J.: Circle Research Institute.
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