Project Detail
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Tele-health delivery of a family-focused intervention to reduce anxiety in youth with autism spectrum disorders in rural Colorado  

This project will develop and evaluate use of interactive video conferencing to deliver a manualized coping skills program (Face Your Fears, Reaven et al., 2008) to families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who live in rural Colorado. The intervention is delivered to an underserved population of rural families of children with ASD who have difficulties accessing specialized mental health supports. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Health Resources and Services Administration
Fiscal Year Funding $400,000.00
Current Award Period 2009-2010
Project Number R40 MC 15593
Principal Investigator Hepburn, Susan
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services? (Services)
Subcategory Efficacious and Cost-Effective Service Delivery
Strategic Plan Objective Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 5LA. Test four methods to improve dissemination, implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions, services, and supports in diverse community settings by 2013. IACC Recommended Budget: $7,000,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution University of Colorado Denver
State/Country Colorado
Web Link 1 Tele-health delivery of a family-focused intervention to reduce anxiety in youth with autism spectrum disorders in rural Colorado (External web link)
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New! History/Related Projects Tele-health delivery of a family-focused intervention to reduce anxiety in youth with autism spectrum disorders in rural Colorado | $393,024.00 | 2009 | R40 MC 15593