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Breaking the Cycle of Behavioral Health Problems and Crime

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $296,843)

The University of Connecticut Department of Psychiatry will conduct a randomized trial of two promising interventions for complex PTSD, to test their efficacy for the prevention of intergenerational involvement in criminal activities by enhancing the functioning and parenting of high-risk or previously incarcerated mothers of young (ages 0-5 years old) children.


Date Created: August 29, 2004